How do you photograph an earthquake that might happen someday? I think David McNew solved this visual problem pretty well.
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Carbon dioxide gas bubbles up through geothermal mudpots over the southern San Andreas earthquake fault near the Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 16 near Calipatria, California. The 7.0 earthquake in Haiti suggests that an earthquake could strike at any time on this section of the San Andreas Fault.