Natural Disasters

Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk  

Emily Messina
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List Rules Vote up the California cities you'd want to live in, even with the risk of the Big One.

To the millions of people who don't live in California, it's a lush land of smoothies, celebrities and sunny weather. To those who do live in California, it's a lush land of smoothies, celebrities and sunny weather... as well as the impending doom of "the Big One," a long-overdue earthquake that's sure to come when least expected and cause mass amounts of damage. Still, California remains the most populous state in the US, with nearly 40 million occupants. So what cities make living in the the Golden State worth the risk?

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Malibu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Big Sur is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Huntington Beach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Oceanside is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Rancho Cucamonga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Santa Clarita is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Santa Ana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Torrance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Riverside is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Modesto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Pomona is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Bakersfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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San Bernardino is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Fontana is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Fresno is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk
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Stockton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities In California That Make The Looming Threat Of 'The Big Earthquake' Worth The Risk