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Charlotte Earth Scientist Explains Whether A Major Earthquake Is Likely To Threaten The Carolinas

Rumors of impending catastrophic earthquakes in California have been perpetuated for decades – but can we actually determine when these may happen? Are the Carolinas at risk for anything more than a mild earthquake? Are our buildings sturdy enough to withstand massive earthquakes?

Andy Bobyarchick, associate professor of geography and earth sciences at UNC Charlotte, and a notable earthquake expert, answers some commonly asked questions.

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