November 8, 2012
Is the East Coast at Risk for Earthquakes?
Sid Perkins, Nature News
The surprise magnitude-5.8 earthquake that stuck central Virginia and rattled cities up and down the US East Coast last year was a record-breaker in more ways than one. Not only was it felt by more Americans than any previous tremor, it triggered landslides over a wider area than any other recorded quake anywhere in the world, scientists say.
TAGGED: Seismology, Virginia, Landslide, East Coast, Earthquakes