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By Roger Dey
Blackfoot Valley Dispatch 

Quake Talk: seismologist discusses recent Lincoln-area earthquakes

 

Roger Dey

Mike Stickney, director of the Earthquake Studies Office at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, discusses last July's earthquake with the 30 or so people who attended the May 2 presentation coordinated by Lincoln teacher Annette Gardner. Stickney also did a presentation for Lincoln School students that afternoon, which he said drew a lot of good questions.

The earthquakes that have rattled the Lincoln area intermittently since last July may not have caused any major damage or ripped open cracks in the earth, but Mike Stickney, director of the Earthquake Studies Office at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, said it's nevertheless been a "pretty spectacular earthquake sequence."

The latest notable tremors from that sequence hit just this week,...



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