A crack runs down the center of an earthquake-damaged street on August 26, 2014 in Napa, California two days after a 6.0 earthquake rocked the Napa Valley.

A crack runs down the center of an earthquake-damaged street on August 26, 2014 in Napa, California two days after a 6.0 earthquake rocked the Napa Valley.

In the U.S., earthquakes are a West Coast problem, right?

Wrong.

The entire nation is at risk, including areas that seismologists say are way overdue for The Big One -– or at least, a big one.

How big is the risk? And how can we be prepared when the earth starts to shake?

Guests

  • Kathryn Miles Author of "Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake"
  • Lucy Jones Founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society; research associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech
  • Tom Pratt Research geophysicist at U.S. Geological Survey; editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America
  • Richard Allen Director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory; and professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at University of California, Berkeley

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