Here are the largest earthquakes to ever hit California

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The 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Ridgecrest was one of the most powerful tremblers California has felt, but it wasn’t the largest on record.

Here is a chart from the California Department of Conservation that shows the 17 of California’s largest earthquakes.

(source: California Department of Conservation)

 

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