Istanbul At Risk for Major Earthquake? MIT Study Suggests So

September 11, 2014 3:09 PM

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Predicting the exact time and strength of an earthquake is impossible, but one study says Istanbul is at risk for a major earthquake.

Researchers from MIT and Turkey have been studying the North Anatolian Fault, one of the more “energetic earthquake zones in the world.” The fault spans more than 700 miles across northern portions of Turkey and the Aegean Sea.

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