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Response to eyewall (Reply #21)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:38 PM

29. A lot depends on the depth and on other local factors

This one seems to have been felt fairly strongly in its immediate vicinity, but only lightly down on the coast.

You really have to get up towards 8.0 before you get into "devastating" territory -- unless it happens directly under a city that's built on landfill or has lots of shoddily constructed apartment houses.



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