California’s largest earthquakes of the 21st century — KTLA

Photo by Juan Samudio

CALIFORNIA (KTXL) — California is especially well-known for one type of devastating natural events: earthquakes. The California Department of Conservation has dated California’s earthquake legacy back to January of 1700, when an estimated 9.0-magnitude offshore earthquake rocked California, Oregon, Washington and southern British Columbia.

California’s largest earthquakes of the 21st century — KTLA