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Attuned to temblors: How well can scientists forecast massive earthquakes? – Christian Science Monitor

November 30, 2017 |

Attuned to temblors: How well can scientists forecast massive earthquakes?Christian Science MonitorOn a shorter timescale, researchers and governments are working together to detect the first grumblings of an earthquake and alert communities that might be affected. Earthquake early warning systems … Read More

Parkfield segment of San Andreas fault may host occasional large … – EurekAlert (press release)

November 30, 2017 |

Parkfield segment of San Andreas fault may host occasional large …EurekAlert (press release)Although magnitude 6 earthquakes occur about every 25 years along the Parkfield Segment of the San Andreas Fault, geophysical data suggest that the seismic slip induced by those … Read More

Where in the Pacific Northwest Will the Next Monstrous Earthquake Strike? – Live Science

November 30, 2017 |

Where in the Pacific Northwest Will the Next Monstrous Earthquake Strike?Live ScienceScientists have known that The Really big One, a monstrous 9.0-magnitude earthquake, may hit the Pacific Northwest within the next several decades. New geological research just determined that the … Read More

How other countries warn people a disaster is on its way | Stuff.co.nz – Stuff.co.nz

November 30, 2017 |

How other countries warn people a disaster is on its way | Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nzSunday’s test was progress, but did you know other countries send quake warnings before the shaking starts?

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Earthquakes and building regulations in Kurdistan: a turning point – Kurdistan24

November 27, 2017 |

Earthquakes and building regulations in Kurdistan: a turning pointKurdistan24Western developed countries have established regulatory codes of practice that impose the necessary requirements for structural engineers to consider when calculating the effects of earthquake tremors in their designs. Depending on the … Read More

San Andreas fault: Earthquake swarm PANICS experts who warn ‘more tremors imminent’ – Express.co.uk

November 27, 2017 |

San Andreas fault: Earthquake swarm PANICS experts who warn ‘more tremors imminent’Express.co.ukIn the last week, a three mile stretch of the fault around Monterey County, just south of San Jose, was smashed by 134 earthquakes. The largest was registered at … Read More