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OCTOBER 4, 1999 VOL. 154 NO. 13

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Taiwan: The Day the Earth Moved:
A devastating earthquake rocks the island; the tragedy is exacerbated not only by vicious aftershocks but by a slow and sometimes inefficient rescue effort

Bouncing Back:
Taiwan Inc. will recover quickly

Kobe's Lesson:
It's easier to rebuild bridges than psyches

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Terror from Underground
Without warning, the earth moved under Taiwan, triggering the island's worst natural disaster in 64 years. Political aftershocks will be felt locally--and in China

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• Temblor preparedness: be ready to ride it out
• Is your country prone to earthquakes?
Seismology terms: the difference between a body wave and a love wave
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, with reports from the field
Predicting the big one: academics debate whether it even can be done

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• Do lots of lost-pet ads mean a quake is on its way?
• Legends from around the world explaining why the earth ruptures

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