News Sections
Professor Notes Similarities In Haiti, Indiana Fault Line
Updated May 5, 2013 12:07 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
 Print    Archive    RSS

(WEST LAFAYETTE, IN) - A Professor of Geophysics at Purdue University says there are similarities between the fault line that produced Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti and the one that threatens to shake Indiana.

But Professor Eric Calais in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences says there is one significant difference.

He and others knew the Haitian quake would be a big one.

They have no idea about the New Madrid seismic zone across the mid-western and southern states.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2015 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback