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    PeterHug, Eloise

    Small houses near the fault scarps in the valley were probably built to code.

    The accelerations observed very close to the faults in both valley earthquakes were much higher than expected.

    look for my DK Greenroots diary series Wednesday evening. "It's the planet, stupid."

    by FishOutofWater on Wed Jan 27, 2010 at 04:59:54 PM PST

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