The following is derived from an article in The New York Times. The “Dust” series draws on reporting after September 11, 2001.

Dust II (Earthquake)
(after an article in The New York Times)

destructive energy,
the building collapses were slightly larger shook the East Side of 17,
scientists said yesterday.
was pretty good sized,’
seismologist at the Lamont- Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia began to jump.
j just cried,’
monitoring quakes in the Northeast,
knowing that the sensors
t tower collapses were slightly larger in destructive energy.

(The collapse hours later of 7 World Trade Center, d did not register