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Chilean Earthquake Press Briefing
Released: 2/27/2010 1:21:06 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Leslie Gordon 1-click interview
Phone: 650-793-1534 | FAX: 650-329-4013


Paul Laustsen 1-click interview
Phone: 650-454-7264



Menlo Park , Calif. – At noon today, USGS scientists will provide a brief statement regarding the M8.8 Chilean earthquake and tsunami that it generated.  USGS staff will be available to answer questions. 

 

Who:

Walter Mooney, USGS Research Geophysicist

Ross Stein, USGS Research Geophysicist

Mike Blanpied, USGS Associate Earthquake Hazards Program Coordinator

Brian Atwater, USGS Geologist

What:

Geological perspective of the M8.8 Chilean earthquake and tsunami

When:

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

12:00 noon PST

Media availability for questions and interviews

Where:

Building 3, Visitor’s Center

U.S. Geological Survey

345 Middlefield Road

Menlo Park, California

 

Map and Directions:

http://online.wr.usgs.gov/kiosk/mparea3.html

Call in option:

877-953-4172  Participant Code 8654249

50 phone lines available, first come first serve.

 


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