A mega-earthquake could be coming that will wipe Seattle off the map

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As evidence we’re living in the future, next week’s issue of the New Yorker debuted online a week early and contains a somber warning entitled “The Really Big One,” which is about “the earthquake that will devastate Seattle.” In the piece, Kathryn Schulz details scientific findings and seismic predictions about exactly how devastating the next ‘big one’ will be for Seattle and the entire region of the Pacific Northwest. Spoiler alert: it’s really, really, really very bad.

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