I just got off the phone with someone residing in Austin.
She seemed like she was pretty much oblivious to the fact that Texas does indeed have earthquakes. Apparently she and her other coworkers think Texas is somehow immune to earthquakes and they just happen elsewhere.

I seen some show on TV relating to weather patterns by state.
Texas has the most prolific weather patterns, just because it is a BIG state. Earthquakes, Floods, Fires, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, etc. The most extreme weather than any other state.

Anybody who still does not believe Earthquakes happen in Texas can read the following.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states/texas/history.php

I just hope others that live in Austin are not as oblivious to that fact.
The question about what the ideal place to live was asked. There really is none. You take the good with the bad.
Even though you may never experience a devastating weather pattern in your area, doesn’t mean you are immune to them.

It is a gamble. Who really knows when where or if something will actaully happen?
There are certain risks that can be avoided, but other risks get magnified.

(You don’t live next to the ocean. Therefor, the odds are you won’t experience a hurricane. But the odds of something else happening i.e. tornadoe increases.)

You just have to take your chances and hope for the best.
That’s really all you can do.
You could live next to a volcano for a few hundered years. It might not blow, but all that matters is when it actually does go off.

Yeah, so people never actually feel it. That doesn’t mean it will never happen. It has in the past and is fact.

Just because it doesn’t happen often enough to cause massive damage, doesn’t mean it is not true.

I know there are other things more important to worry about than earthquakes in Texas.

I am just stating that they do happen.

People who say it is not possible fall into
a category called complacency.

Nowhere is perfect.
How can people say it is all a matter of perspective?

Is the USGS some sort of elaborate hoax and that they really don’t know what they are talking about?

Texas is just some sort of stable state that never has earthquakes and is immune to earthquakes? It only feels the effect of some other state and is quickly dissipated?

I know you are giving your input, but dang, just say yes. They do have earthquakes.
The recorded history is not enough to make headline news. Yet.

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