Are there earthquakes in the Rocky Mountains?

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Are there earthquakes in the Rocky Mountains?

Rocky Mountains:

There are many different types of mountain ranges that are located within the North American continent. One of the most important mountain ranges that is found on the west side of North America is the Rocky Mountains.

Answer and Explanation:

Earthquakes can occur within the Rocky Mountains. Although there are not many that occur, there are a few places near this mountain range where...

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