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With populations growing in the world's earthquake-prone regions, catastrophic quakes will kill more people during this century than ever before, scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey warn.



Thomas L. Holzer, an engineering geologist at the survey's Menlo Park offices, and James Savage, a retired survey seismologist, estimate that 21 earthquakes with death tolls greater than 50,000 - the kind they term "catastrophic" - will occur around the world before the end of this century, while only seven such killer quakes were recorded during the 20th century.


"It's not that we're having more earthquakes, it's that more people are living in seismically vulnerable buildings in the world's earthquake zones," Holzer said.

Earthquake fatalities around the world will reach at least 3.5 million in the 21st century - more than double the 1.5 million in the 20th century, the scientists forecast.

"And unless we take this issue of vulnerable buildings seriously, we're going to see even more catastrophes before the end of this century," Holzer said. ... Read more »
Category: Earthquakes | Views: 518 | Added by: Andrey-Andreev | Date: 28.02.2013 | Comments (0)

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