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Deep earthquakes could mean bigger shakers

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An image showing what to do in an earthquake. Great California Shake Out

An earthquake swarm - more than 140 little shakers centered around California's Salton Sea - has scientists worried that all that activity may mean a major quake is just around the corner.

Now word out of Caltech is that earthquakes can start shaking a lot deeper under the earth's surface than we thought.

And that means when the Big One finally does hit, it could be even bigger than we've ever feared.

Asaf  Inbal, a researcher at the Seismology Lab at Caltech joined Take Two to explain.

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