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Spate of Giant Earthquakes Feared

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posted on May, 12 2005 @ 08:02 AM

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May 2, 2005
AU News

THE Indonesian earthquake behind the Boxing Day tsunami that killed
300,000 people could be the first of a series of giant quakes that will rock
the world in the next 10 to 15 years, scientists have warned.

The Mediterranean is among areas at high risk, particularly the coasts of
Greece and Turkey, both popular tourist destinations. The scientists are
urging the installation of a tsunami warning system there as a matter of

They found that quakes such as the one in Indonesia can destabilise the
whole of the earth's crust, so that one is followed by others, often
thousands of kilometres away, within a few years.

"It is highly likely that we will see several more on the scale of the
Indonesian event in the next few years."

More at the article - (interesting reading)

[edit on 5/12/2005 by FlyersFan]


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