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Every fault line in British Columbia

From the benign to those which threaten major cities, these are the fault lines responsible for earthquakes across British Columbia.

Hundreds of faults criss-cross the province, some more dangerous than others

B.C. scientists last week warned that a massive super-thrust earthquake is overdue to strike the province. Predicting earthquakes is a difficult proposition in the best of times, but British Columbia is particularly challenging with the extensive network of fault lines that spread like a matrix across the province. This is what the fault lines look like mapped across the province.