Latest Earthquake prediction Stories

2011-02-08 23:23:55

This December marks the bicentennial of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-12, which are the biggest earthquakes known to have occurred in the central U.S.

2010-11-07 10:50:49

The devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake marks a defining moment for China's earthquake science program.

2010-06-20 08:05:18

Scientists have well established that big earthquakes can trigger other big quakes by transferring stress along a single fault, as successive earthquakes in Turkey and Indonesia have shown.

2009-10-01 06:35:00

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution say that they have discovered a method of measuring and monitoring geological fault lines beneath the Earth’s crust—a development that could significantly enhance scientists’ ability to accurately predict earthquakes.

2009-05-05 09:29:09

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2009-04-07 13:55:00

Shortly after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy Monday morning, Giampaolo Giuliani reported that he had previously forecasted the quake but was ignored by officials and blamed for stirring up public anxiety.

2008-08-09 03:05:00

Just 30 minutes before the earthquake that killed tens of thousands in the Chinese province of Sichuan in May, local video footage captured on a cell phone revealed rainbow lights in the clouds.

2008-06-06 16:35:00

NASA scientists report being close to a major breakthrough in their work towards developing a method to forecast earthquakes. The researchers discovered a close link between atmospheric electrical disturbances and imminent earthquakes.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.