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Calif quake project aimed to ID future hotspots

In the ongoing quest to better anticipate future earthquakes, scientists embarked on an ambitious experiment: Identify the likeliest places where magnitude-4.9 quakes or stronger would occur in seismically active California ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Peru's capital highly vulnerable to major quake

(AP)—The earthquake all but flattened colonial Lima, the shaking so violent that people tossed to the ground couldn't get back up. Minutes later, a 50-foot (15-meter) wall of Pacific Ocean crashed into the adjacent port ...

dateDec 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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What Happened in Haiti?

( -- As the world focuses on the heart-wrenching losses and unbelievable devastation of the recent earthquake in Haiti, researchers at Michigan Technological University, discuss what happened there and why.

dateJan 20, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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