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Old Posted Jan 1, 2007, 3:39 AM
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Originally Posted by drew11 View Post
Dubai is also near a fault line that could badly effect it.
The nearest faultline of the Arabian Plate is 250-300 miles away in Iran. That's far enough to avoid serious damage in the case of a major quake, same as Las Vegas really wouldn't be hit all that hard if there is a major quake somewhere along the San Andreas faultline.