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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We learn geology the morning after the earthquake" Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"We may be six months on from the earthquake and through a mercifully mild winter, but there is still the monsoon to come and the next winter is only seven months away." Dan Toole
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"Northridge was a moderate earthquake, and it wasn't an urban hit; it was a suburban hit." Lucy Jones
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"Most seismologists are surprised, and frequently skeptical, that you can predict the magnitude of an earthquake before it has ended." Richard Allen
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"By some estimates, we think we're a few years overdue for at least a 6.5 magnitude earthquake." Jim Palmer
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"Most seismologists are surprised, and frequently skeptical, that you can predict the magnitude of an earthquake before it has ended," Richard Allen
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"I'm 81. and never in my lifetime have I known of, read of, heard of an earthquake of that instensity before," Hilton Sutton
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"If you have an earthquake like there have been, seven or eight on the Richter scale, the scope of the disaster will be overwhelming and Katrina is a real-life illustration of what would happen. That's why we've focused on the average citizen being prepared." Peter Ragone
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"We want to emphasize that a large earthquake such as 1906 is not just a San Francisco quake, but a Northern California earthquake. Earthquakes greater than magnitude 7 are going to cause intense shaking over a large area — everyone needs to be prepared." Brad Aagaard
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"God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing." William Phelps
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"You could imagine if there was an earthquake in Utah in winter and everyone ran outside and turned off their gas. By the time we could get around to relighting everyone, it would be a problem, because people would have no heat until we got there." Steve Chapman
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"A tremendous job was done after the 1906 earthquake in making the observations of everything that really occurred. We are still using that report today as a fundamental source of material about what earthquakes do, and how to respond." David Schwartz
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"This is one of these things where, yes, something may have occurred before this one earthquake, but we don't see that kind of signal everywhere before big earthquakes." David Schwartz
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"San Francisco sits on an earthquake fault, ... So do you say: Move 'em all out of there?" John Breaux
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"In an earthquake, the motion is at surface, ... Back in '92 there was a 5.6 or 5.7 earthquake not far from Yucca, and there were scientists in a tunnel near the epicenter and they didn't even know an earthquake happened." Allen Benson
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"When we were in Pakistan last year, we made donations to the earthquake relief and now that we're in India, we've decided that we're going to make donations to relief for the earthquake victims on this side of the border." Katie Cook
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"I pray he was not there when there was the earthquake, ... How can I know?" Salim Khan
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"It's a major earthquake, but it's quite a ways away from population," Waverly Person
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"I think of it as the earthquake in San Francisco. You know it's on the fault. You know it's going to occur, but you can't tell if it's going to occur this year or next year or the year after." Dr. Glass
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"It was a knee-jerk reaction after the reports of an earthquake." Lee Ferridge
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"We have reached a lot of families who were made homeless by the earthquake. But there are still enormous numbers of people that will require warm bedding and protection from the fierce winter weather if we're to avert another humanitarian crisis." John Mason
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