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That Big California Earthquake Left A Scar That’s Visible From Space

That Big California Earthquake Left A Scar That’s Visible From Space

Saturday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t escape the notice of humanity’s ever-growing satellite fleet.