Scientists ease fears about California's `monster quake.'

Blair, James
April 1998
Christian Science Monitor;4/15/98, Vol. 90 Issue 97, p3
Reports that scientists from the United States Geological Survey and from the University of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles have determined that the seismic deficit, or the building stress in fault lines, is not likely to cause a major earthquake in Southern California. Why the scientists feel the region is actually quite close to seismic equilibrium; Concerns from scientists that the general public is getting the wrong information about earthquakes.


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