Haiti Earthquake: Fault Visible from Space

It is not as if the earthquake in Haiti was a surprise to the world's seismologists. They had known for decades about the fault line that caused it, and some geologists, including Eric Calais of Purdue University and Paul Mann of the University of Texas, had warned as recently as 2008 that when the fault gave way, the result could be a quake of up to 7.2 magnitude. "Such studies should be considered high priority in Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, given the seismic hazards posed by...Full Story
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