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UB's Earthquake Center Director Will Discuss Today's Earthquake

Release Date: June 23, 2010

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Andre Filiatrault directs UB's MCEER.

Andre Filiatrault, PhD, director of the University at Buffalo's MCEER (Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research), will be available to discuss the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck on the Ontario-Quebec border this afternoon and was felt throughout the state.

He will be available for media in the UB Structural Earthquake Engineering and Simulation Laboratory in first floor Ketter Hall on the UB North Campus at 3:15 p.m. today.

On site contact: John DellaContrada, UB Communications, 716-361-3006.

More information about UB's MCEER is available at http://mceer.buffalo.edu.

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