Patt Morrison for April 5, 2010

The trouble with tremors – tracking the connection of recent quakes

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Quakes moving around the ring of fire... could SoCal be next?

This weekend’s 7.2 earthquake in Baja California was the most recent in a string of strong shakers in the western hemisphere. First the devastation in Haiti, then the quake in Japan, next came Chile and more – is there a connection? Is Los Angeles truly destined to drop off and into the ocean? Patt figures out the fault with Lucy Jones of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Guest:

Lucy Jones, Chief Scientist, Multi Hazards Project U.S. Geological Survey


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