Is the U.S. Ready for the Next Big Quake?

There are 2 comments on the Popular Mechanics story from Jul 15, 2010, titled Is the U.S. Ready for the Next Big Quake?. In it, Popular Mechanics reports that:

So how would U.S. buildings fare in the next big quake? The answer begins with the U.S. Geological Survey's hazard maps, which gauge the probability and intensity of future earthquakes.

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lowiq

Warrensburg, MO

#1 Jul 16, 2010
im sorry but this is to funny of a question. the answer is a resounding NO. the reason cause it would cost to much to fix the older buildings. and their is alot of them. when things are done, its done in the name of greed not saving ppl!
lola

AOL

#2 Jul 20, 2010
When that happens i really don,t think any kind of building would with stand it.and they had a piece on tv about the yellow stone that will go off in time , would be biggest yet.

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