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East vs. West quakes: Way different creatures

August 24, 2011

The East Coast doesn’t get earthquakes often but when they do strike, there’s a whole lot more shaking going on.

The ground in the East is older, colder and more intact than the West Coast or the famous Pacific Ring of Fire. So East Coast quakes rattle an area up to 10 times larger than a similar-sized West Coast temblor.

Source:
http://news.yahoo.com/east-vs-west-quakes-way-different-creatures-004717502.html

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