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Why Can’t We Predict Earthquakes?

With the recent earthquakes that hit so close to home, one can only wonder if it is going to happen again. We all know that an earthquake is a sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction within the area but have you ever wondered what goes on beneath the earth’s surface? Could Kuala Lumpur be vulnerable to an earthquake?

Scientists have tried various ways of predicting earthquakes but none have been successful. They have a pretty good idea of where an earthquake is most likely to hit, but they still can’t tell exactly when it will happen.

Read on and discover the Science Behind An Earthquake.

 

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