Thursday, February 25, 2010

USGS Updates Assessment of Earthquake Hazard and Safety in Haiti and the Caribbean

From the USGS...

"The magnitude-7 earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has generated a sharp increase in concerns about the potential for future earthquakes in Haiti and the surrounding region. These concerns extend to understanding the causes of the earthquake hazard and learning what can be done to ensure seismic safety in the future. The purpose of this statement is to convey our best judgment on these subjects."

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