http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20070407...d_070407125221

An earthquake lifted some of the Solomon Islands 10's of meters upward.

And people in California think they live and work in earthquake proof buildings.

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When the San Andreas slips, it will be the most damaging natural disaster the world has ever seen.
The San Andreas fault is the proverbial 500lb. gorilla in the room that nobody wants to talk about.