NEW YORK CITY—New maps created by a federal agency asserts that the East Coast in general—and New York in particular—is at high risk.

“Many of the overall patterns are the same in this map as in previous maps,” says Petersen. “There are large uncertainties in seismic hazards in the eastern United States. New York City has a lot of exposure and some vulnerability, but people forget about earthquakes because you don’t see damage from ground shaking happening very often.”

The East Coast may be able to produce larger, more dangerous earthquakes than previous assessments have indicated, according to Crain’s New York Business. That assessment comes courtesy of the newly released US Geological Survey. Representatives of the agency did not respond to a request for information

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