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Prediction of Earthquakes

Abstract

As Mr. Broughton Edge reminds us1, an earthquake is preceded by the building up of stress conditions. The most direct way of determining stress is by the observation of strain, and the amounts of strain which have been observed prior to an earthquake have been very large.

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    NATURE, 135, 997, June 15, 1935.

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