Are you prepared for natural disasters? Recently updated earthquake hazard maps show sixteen states at an alarming risk of severe earthquake activity in the next fifty years. Find out which states are at risk and what they can do to prepare for the earthquakes in advance.
The western United States faces a high risk of damaging earthquakes up and down the coast and in the intermountain region, the report said. The California cities of San Jose, Vallejo and San Diego all saw a heightened threat, as new fault lines have been recently discovered, the report said. The cities of Irvine, Santa Barbara and Oakland had their threats downgraded however, the report said.