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2/09/2007

Experts study quake vulnerability

Earth News: Tennessee, USA

Feb 08, 2007
Experts call them "pinch points" -- the buildings and people who will be hardest hit when a major earthquake ripples through the New Madrid fault-line.
Earthquake specialists like Gary Patterson say locating and fortifying these "pinch points" -- hospitals, nursing homes, poor neighborhoods -- is an important piece of the earthquake preparations under way in Shelby County government and at the University of Memphis.

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