‘We know where earthquakes can strike, but never when’

Mike Searle, lecturer at the Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford University and senior research fellow in Worcester College, Oxford, tells Anupam Chakravartty how seismologists have been able to locate earthquakes more precisely than ever before

By Anupam Chakravartty
Last Updated: Monday 25 April 2016 | 07:11:36 AM

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