Seattle sits on the type of ground that would amplify the effects of an earthquake. Scientists can’t offer a firm prediction when the next one will happen… only the certainty that it will.
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Montana marks 50 years since great quake
He said it looked like a thin, slowly moving pencil line. Only months later, while reading a story about the quake in National Geographic, did Bittner realize what he had seen. A commemoration of the ...