Introduction to the Interesting Science of Predicting Earthquakes

aftermath of a large earthquake

  Earthquakes are one of the most common natural phenomena on our planet. It happens when there’s a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s lithosphere, creating seismic waves. A branch of the science of seismology that is concerned with the specification of the location, time, and magnitude of future earthquakes within … Read more

The Great 2011 Tōhoku Quake

The location of the earthquake and tsunami

  The Great 2011 Tōhoku Quake was a magnitude-9 earthquake that shook the area of northeastern Japan. It not only caused a lot of wreckage on its own, but also triggered a destructive tsunami. The effects of this earthquake were also apparent in several other parts of the world, even going to … Read more