Tectonic plates reverse their movement before major earthquakes

Researchers have discovered an interesting similarity in two of the largest recent earthquakes in Japan and Chile: a strange large-scale ground movement back and forth in the months leading up to the quake.

Google and Harvard use AI to predict earthquake aftershocks

Scientists from Harvard and Google have devised a method to predict where earthquake aftershocks may occur, using a trained neural network.

Revolution in quake detection technology

Researchers in Iceland have successfully used an existing fibre-optic communications cable to assess seismic activity.