It's not just people who live near the San Andreas fault that need to be worried about devastating earthquakes.
The numbers of people at risk of potentially dangeours tremors in the US is much higher than first thought, according to new figures.
More than 143 million Americans living in the 48 states are exposed to potentially damaging earthquakes, the research suggests.
When the people living in the earthquake-prone areas of Alaska, Hawaii and U.S. territories are added, this number rises to nearly half of all Americans.
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