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University of Kentucky
Dave Moecher

Part 1 of 4: Review of Global Seismicity
Predicting earthquakes has been a goal of seismology for centuries. In spite of increasing understanding of how faults work and earthquakes are produced, predicting when a damaging earthquake will occur is still very challenging. The fundamental information for predicting earthquakes is the earthquake record of when and where earthquakes occur. This section summarizes the distribution of seismicity on earth.

Links: iris.edu/servlet/eventserver/map.do

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