March 2, 2010 6:52 AM

Chile's earthquake teaches California some lessons

The massive earthquake that struck Chile on Saturday provides a good look at how California might fare after a large temblor, experts said Monday. Chile and California are both leaders in seismic safety engineering due to the frequency of large quakes in both places. Their strengths lie in different areas, however, so their structural engineers have been able to learn new things from each other.

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