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What the U.S. can learn from Japan’s earthquake

Richard Allen, director, Seismological Laboratory | March 14, 2011

As we watch in the images rolling in from Japan we are yet again reminded of the sudden destructive potential of mother Earth. The number of fatalities is currently in the hundreds (update: thousands); the number displaced from their homes is in the tens of thousands. The tsunami generated by this magnitude 8.9 earthquake sent … Continue reading »