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The trouble with tremors – tracking the connection of recent quakes

by Patt Morrison

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Quakes moving around the ring of fire... could SoCal be next? Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

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.


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

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