Media alert

Media alert: How close have we come to predicting earthquakes?

Down to Earth’s latest issue examines the recent earthquake in Nepal from an expert’s perspective, and seeks to unravel if science has advanced far enough to be able to predict earthquakes. This package includes interviews with specialists from across the world and India, talking about the risks and challenges we face.

Some of the key stories of this issue are:

Work of friction:
How well do scientists understand the seismicity of the Himalayas
Mapping the gaps
How earthquakes occur in the Himalayas