NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 2014
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(San Francisco: Lester Holt) San Francisco’s preparedness for the next big earthquake examined; footage shown; scenes shown of a ruptured sidewalk that sits atop the Hayward Fault; map shown; projections on the impact of a large quake cited. [Survivor Tom SHARP- describes his earthquake experience.] [Berkeley Seismological Laboratory director Richard ALLEN- notes it was 60 miles south of much of the urban population.] [San Francisco Department of Emergency Management Anne KRONENBERG- says we are better prepared now than we were in 1989.] [Bay Bridge chief engineer Brian MARONEY- says the bridge is constructed to survive the earthquake.] [US Geological Survey David SCHWARTZ- says the Hayward Fault is the most seismically dangerous fault in the Bay Area.] The new alert system mentioned.
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