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Q&A: Earthquakes 101

Seismologist Seth Stein says recent quakes aren't likely connected

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March 12, 2010 | by Brendan Cosgrove

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EVANSTON, Ill. --- In the past few months, earthquakes have rattled Haiti, Chile, Turkey, California and even suburban Chicago garnering lots of media attention. In this audio Q&A, Seth Stein, William Deering Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern University, answers some basic questions about the recent earthquakes and earthquake preparedness.