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Friday, December 30, 2011
Earthquakes in Flagstaff?
The city of Flagstaff sits among some of the most beautiful western scenery to be seen anywhere, with graceful Ponderosa pines and the San Francisco Mountain nearby (both shown above). But the Lake Mary fault is a potential hazard in this idyllic setting, that could unleash a 6.9 magnitude earthquake in the area. Other large quakes were felt in here in 1906, 1910, and 1912. Their magnitudes were 6.0 and 6.2.