Japan Earthquake Highlights Potential Risks for United States

Last week's catastrophic earthquake in Japan -- on the heels of three recent tremblers in Haiti, Chile and New Zealand -- has highlighted the potential for similar destruction in the United States, where, under one scenario, downtown Los Angeles would be leveled. "Let's say we have an 8.0 earthquake -- smaller than the one that hit Japan -- right on the San Andreas Fault," theoretical physicist Michio Kaku said on "Good Morning America" today. "According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the...Full Story
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