The estimated 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti yesterday was the worst in more than 200 years. We’ll speak with Leonardo Seeber, a seismologist and senior researcher at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
U.S. State Department hotline for contacting relatives in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747.
Over the course of two days last week, 50 to 60 small earthquakes shook the Earth at the foot of the San Andreas Fault. Some fear the chances of a Big One hitting the Los Angeles area are greater now than ever before. Leonardo Seeber is a Senior Research Scientist at Columbia University and he joins us on the show to talk about this.
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