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News - March 18, 2011

Could it happen here?

Prepare for a quake, but don't worry about a tsunami, geologists say

by Nick Veronin

The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that rocked Japan last week has people all over the Bay Area and California thinking about the next big one. Though experts from the United States Geological Survey said that residents of inland, bay-bordering cities such as Mountain View aren't at risk from a tsunami, the prospect of a major earthquake is very real.

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