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Seismic Faults Produce Deadly Levels Of Carbon Monoxide In California

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Earthquake Damage - Cracks In The Earth - Photo by Martin Luff

Deadly and unprecedented levels of carbon monoxide are being released into the atmosphere across the west coast of America due to unusual activity on seismic faults.

 

Scientists have yet to confirm the cause, but experts are suggesting that the Earth may be emitting the dangerous gas via seismic fault lines – cracks in the earth’s surface where tectonic plates rub against each other.

People across the West coast, including California, may have trouble breathing, feel tired and notice that their skin has taken on a bright red appearance. All of these are signs of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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