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Earthquakes / Research #247649

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1976
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(Studio) Earthquakes have occurred this year with seemingly unusual frequency and destruction.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Reporter notes cause of earthquakes and results of this yr.'s quakes. (Films of Guatemala, Italy, Philippines and China quake shown.) Experts say where quakes hit more significant than number [Geophysicist Barry RALEIGH - says this year not unusual; earthquakes hitting populated areas get more attention.] Scientists have increase efforts to predict quakes; some success in China and more hoped for. [RALEIGH - notes pre-quake phenomena possibly to be used in predicting quakes.] (Film of San Andreas Fault, California, shown.) Scientists say Chinese best earthquake predictors.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard

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