Earthquake prediction; fact and fallacy

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)


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Earthquake prediction is a young and growing area in the field of seismology. Only a few years ago, experts in seismology were declaring flatly that it was impossible. Now, some successes have been achieved and more are expected. Within a few years, earthquakes may be predicted as routinely as the weather, and possibly with greater accuracy. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Earthquake prediction; fact and fallacy
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 8
Issue 5
Year Published 1976
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 4 p.
First page 24
Last page 27
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