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Study Looks at Likelihood of a Major Midwest Earthquake

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Study Looks at Likelihood of a Major Midwest Earthquake

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Study Looks at Likelihood of a Major Midwest Earthquake

Study Looks at Likelihood of a Major Midwest Earthquake

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In the United States, California gets the most attention as an earthquake hotspot. However, new research suggests that a big earthquake is likely to strike the Midwest again. That's where three of this country's biggest quakes hit in the 1800s.