4/11/2011

The government should build on the West Coast an earthquake early-warning system such as the one in Japan that helped save many lives when a powerful tremor devastated the Asian country last month, according to researchers. A major earthquake could hit the region soon and cause massive losses, they said. "It's our hope that it won't take a killer earthquake in the U.S. to realize this system," said Doug Given of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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