Rumblings coast to coast

Allman, William F.
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p41
Discusses how much of America's Midwest is at risk for large earthquakes that are potentially more dangerous than those in California. Historic quakes in the Midwest; How they differ from those on the Pacific coastline; Pockets of earthquake risk which exist throughout North America.


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