posted on Nov, 10 2005 @ 09:37 AM
If this is possible, the warning could save countless lives.
Living near the New Madrid, a Fault 30-90 seconds head start would allow me to get out of the house or under my desk at work, or at least allow me to
brace for the event.
New Earthquake Warnings: Enough Time to Dive Under a Desk
"We can determine the magnitude within a couple of seconds of initiation of rupture and predict the ground motion from seconds to tens of seconds
before it's felt," says Richard Allen, a seismologist at the University of California, Berkeley.
By Robert Roy Britt
LiveScience Managing Editor
posted: 09 November 2005 01:01 pm ET