The research, published in the Nature Geoscience journal in April, also proved that yes, there was a way to forecast its future.
Until this research, the probability of a large earthquake along the Alpine Fault within the next 50 years was understood to be about 30 per cent.
That number has now changed.
There is now a 75 per cent chance a large earthquake will happen along the Alpine Fault in the next 50 years, according to the research.
They discuss the efforts being put in place to proactively support the communities when such an event occurs. As someone who lives in a rather docile part of nature, away from the coast, forests or fault lines, it was really eye opening visiting bothand and seeing signs discussing what to do in case of an eruptions or tidal waves. I am intrigued about the impact of such shadows on the psyche?