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Monday, 1 August 2011

Where was that earthquake and how big was it?

We have a new GNS Science video today that explains how scientists locate the source of an earthquake and then calculate the magnitude. John Ristau, from GNS Science's GeoNet programme talks through the steps of the process...




And in case you missed this earlier video, here is Matt Gerstenberger, describing how earthquake forecasts are made using statistics derived from global aftershock sequences:

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