Calif. Earthquake a Preview of the 'Big One'?

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A 6.0 earthquake rattled central California on Thursday — is it a harbinger of the "Big One?" NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Andrew Michael of the Menlo Park Earthquake Hazard Team about the earthquake near the rural California village of Parkfield, and the challenge of forecasting temblors.

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