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A mapping system that shows known earth fissures and documented earthquakes in Arizona. In the quad-city area, the known faults are the Big Chino and Little Chino. There also are a number of grabens in and around Prescott. (Arizona Geological Survey/Courtesy)


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Large earthquakes possible for Prescott area; how to prepare
Take these safety measures in case powerful temblor hits

Californians were recently reminded of what the ground we stand on is capable of, with two large earthquakes that centered near the small town of Ridgecrest on July 4 and 5.

By Max Efrein July 13, 2019
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