Most U.S. States Have Earthquake Risk; Major Fault Lines Cross Country

As the outpouring of support for earthquake-ravaged Haiti continues, seismologists say a similar catastrophe can happen thoughout the United States. "Earthquakes are a national hazard," David Applegate, a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, told "Good Morning America." People usually associate earthquakes with the West Coast, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska but 39 of the 50 states -- including New York and Tennessee -- have moderate to high seismic hazard risk, Applegate said. The...Full Story
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