Preparing for and Forecasting the Next Big Earthquake
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 961 , Segment 4
Episode: NC Election Fraud, Negotiation Deceit, Earthquakes, Pain, Bananas at Risk
- Dec 10, 2018 10:00 pm
- 17:55 mins
Guest: Ron Harris, Professor of Geology, BYU The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck just beneath Anchorage, Alaska last month, twisting roads and damaging homes, was not a surprise. Alaska is the most seismically active region of the United States – it gets an earthquake in the magnitude 7 range every other year, or so. But knowing exactly when and where the next one will hit still stumps seismologists.