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What If A Big Quake Hit In The Middle Of This Pandemic?

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Just because we're going through the worst pandemic in more than a century doesn't mean we couldn't get hit by another major natural disaster.

We were reminded of that possibility this past weekend when a 4.9 magnitude temblor shook parts of Southern California. And a few days prior when Idaho got hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake.

What would happen if the Big One hit right now?

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It turns out there are some advantages to our self-isolation.

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