"Be prepared to kiss your ass goodbye"
August 17, 2012
That's from LA Weekly writer Dennis Romero's discussion of new research regarding an 8.6 in SoCal.
See also "Life at the Epicenter: Preparing for the Mega-Quake".
Seismologists estimate there's an 82 percent chance that a magnitude-7 or greater quake will hit directly beneath Southern California in the next 30 years.