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Algorithm Predicts Lab Earthquakes; Real Earthquake Prediction Could Be Next – Wall Street Pit

March 9, 2017 |

Algorithm Predicts Lab Earthquakes; Real Earthquake Prediction Could Be NextWall Street PitEvery year, thousands die from earthquakes either directly, or indirectly from the fires, landslides and tsunamis that result from it. An earthquake occurs when a fault slips, releasing a … Read More

Critical Measures Needed for Quake Preparedness – Financial Tribune

March 9, 2017 |

Critical Measures Needed for Quake PreparednessFinancial TribuneThere are a lot of measures that can be incorporated into buildings to make them quake-resistant. While modifications can be made even after they’re constructed (seismic retrofitting), the builders also need to ensure that … Read More

Dutch Earthquake ‘Enthusiast’ Claims to Predict Major Tremor – snopes.com

March 8, 2017 |

Dutch Earthquake ‘Enthusiast’ Claims to Predict Major Tremorsnopes.comFrank Hoogerbeets made the prediction on 19 February 2017 on his YouTube channel, saying that an earthquake measuring at least an 8.0 on the Richter scale would hit the western U.S. between 4-8 … Read More

The Earthquake Question – Asia Times

March 8, 2017 |

The Earthquake QuestionAsia TimesDaiichi plant, causing a failure of cooling equipment and then reactor meltdowns. However, as much of the site is a radioactive no-go zone, it’s not been possible to investigate effects on the plant from the earthquake itself … Read More

Going deep to learn the secrets of Japan’s earthquakes – Science Daily

March 6, 2017 |

Going deep to learn the secrets of Japan’s earthquakesScience DailyMost large buildings wriggle and sway with the shaking of the earth — one man in Tokyo told the BBC that the movements in his workplace skyscraper during the 2011 quakeRead More

Machine-Learning Algorithm Predicts Laboratory Earthquakes – MIT Technology Review

March 6, 2017 |

Machine-Learning Algorithm Predicts Laboratory EarthquakesMIT Technology ReviewSuch predictions are useful for enforcing things like building standards in regions known to be earthquake-prone. … At the interface between the blocks, they packed a mixture of rocky material, called gouge material, to … Read More