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Rippling Rainbow Map Shows How California Earthquakes Moved The Earth

NASA has mapped changes in the ground's position caused by the recent earthquakes — and it happens to be look like beautiful, psychedelic art.
NASA's Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis team created this map, which shows surface displacement caused by the recent major earthquakes in Southern California. Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curious how much the ground shifted after the two large earthquakes last week in Southern California? NASA has just the map for that question — and it happens to be look like beautiful, psychedelic art.

On July 4, a 6.4 magnitude quake hit the

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