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40 Years After Mount St. Helens Eruption, Pandemic Sparks Parallels | Geekwire

2020-05-17 00:00:00

Seismologist Steve Malone, emeritus research professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, feels a magnitude-5.1 rumble of deja vu whenever he hears the latest developments in the debate over reopening businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak. It reminds Malone of the debate that raged in the days before Mount St. Helens blew its top on May 18, 1980.

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