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Monday, February 8, 2010

Afterschock Hazards in Haiti

In the previous video interview with Rev. Thomas Bernard, he mentioned that the USGS was predicting aftershocks and perhaps another quake of magnitude 8. The USGS has done a podcast on aftershocks in Haiti. The original page can be found here.


Aftershock Hazards in Haiti
Host: David Hebert
Tagged: Haiti  earthquakes  hazards 
The aftershock sequence of the magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, will continue for months, if not years. The frequency of events will diminish with time, but damaging earthquakes will remain a threat.
Michael Blanpied, USGS Associate Earthquakes Hazards Program coordinator, discusses concerns and precautions for the future in Haiti and the Caribbean region as a whole.

Duration: 8:05
Released: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 23:25:54 UTC

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