Coping with seismic jitters

Schmidt, Karen F.
August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/17/92, Vol. 113 Issue 7, p57
Examines California's earthquakes and how these tremors in the Earth are causing an upheaval in geologic theory. The 7.5 trembler on June 28 loosened the neighboring San Andreas fault--California's longest and most dangerous--and increased the likelihood that it will lurch sometime within the next 30 years. There may be no warning signs to soften the blow of the Big One; How earthquakes occur; More. INSET: China's pragmatic prediction, by Susan V. Lawrence..


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