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The Earthquake That Will Eat Tokyo

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Science  05 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5808, pp. 37
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5808.37b

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA-- Tokyo is not likely to see another offshore megaquake for many, many decades, researchers reported at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, held here from 11 to 15 December 2006. But the same study finds that a far more immediate threat lies right beneath Tokyo and surrounding cities. (Read more.)