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Large Quakes Would, and Have Been Devastating to the Midwest

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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A geologist with the Iowa Geological and Water Survey says Midwestern earthquakes like the one that hit Illinois this week are intensified by the rocks that the region sits on.

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