What will happen to the island created by the earthquake last week? How accurate are earthquake portrayals in pop culture? What should you do to prepare for an earthquake? Today, we have an expert here to answer your questions about the inner workings and effects of earthquakes.

John Bellini has been a geophysicist with the USGS since 1999, working on finding the location of earthquakes, determining their magnitude, and getting that information out to the public.


Please start putting your questions about earthquakes into the comments below now. At 12:30 (PDT), John will be joining us to answer some of those questions for us.