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UF expert discusses rare east coast quake

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The day after an earthquake rattled much of the east coast, buildings and landmarks are being inspected for hidden structural flaws. When talking of earthquakes, California readily comes to mind. But Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown talked to University of Florida Geological Sciences Assistant Professor Mark Panning about whether people should be surprised with Tuesday’s quake on the east coast.

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