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Quake Prediction Tool Gains Ground

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Science  10 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5238, pp. 911-912
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5238.911


Greek researchers have come close to predicting three large earthquakes this year by monitoring electrical signals in the crust. Although seismologists don't fully understand the method, and some believe its claimed successes have been due to luck, it is attracting a lot of attention in the earth science community.