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January 16th, 2014
08:47 PM ET

Quake jolts California 20 years after Northridge

When you live in California, the threat of an earthquake is a part of daily life.

On Wednesday, a small 3.8 magnitude quake hit southern California, but its been 20 years since the last big one and 38 million Californians are wondering not if but when the next major will strike.

In 1994, a 6.7 magnitude quake hit Northridge, killing 57 people.

Our Kyung Lah spoke to a survivor of that quake and she has the remarkable story of how it changed his life.


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