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.


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

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