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Technical Bottlenecks and Future Trends in Earthquake Prediction

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DOI: 10.23977/erej.2024.080118 | Downloads: 11 | Views: 227


Yi Han 1, Guojun Liu 2


1 Beijing Earthquake Agency, Beijing, 100080, China
2 Shanxi Earthquake Agency, Taiyuan, 030021, China

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Yi Han


Earthquake prediction, as an important topic in the field of earth science, has always received attention for its technological development. Currently, earthquake prediction technology has made significant progress, but still faces many technical bottlenecks. This article aims to comprehensively review the current status of earthquake prediction technology, deeply analyse its existing technical difficulties, and look forward to future development trends. At present, earthquake prediction technology has established a relatively complete earthquake monitoring system, which can monitor earthquake activity in real time and provide warning information. Due to the complexity and uncertainty of earthquake occurrence, the accuracy and timeliness of prediction are still greatly limited. Earthquake prediction is also constrained by various factors such as the layout of monitoring equipment, data processing capabilities, and accuracy of prediction models. In terms of technological bottlenecks, the coverage of earthquake monitoring networks still needs to be further expanded to improve their ability to capture seismic activity. The accuracy and reliability of earthquake prediction models urgently need to be improved to more accurately depict the process and mechanism of earthquake occurrence. The processing and analysis of large-scale seismic data also face enormous challenges, requiring the use of more advanced algorithms and computational techniques. The identification and interpretation of earthquake precursor signals is also a major challenge, requiring in-depth research on the inherent relationship between earthquake precursors and earthquake occurrence. This article will discuss these issues and propose corresponding suggestions. In short, the development of earthquake prediction technology still faces many challenges and opportunities. We need to continue to strengthen interdisciplinary cooperation and technological innovation, promote the continuous progress of earthquake prediction technology, and make greater contributions to reducing earthquake disaster losses.


Earthquake Prediction, Technical Bottlenecks, Future Trends, Data Sharing, Earthquake Disaster


Yi Han, Guojun Liu, Technical Bottlenecks and Future Trends in Earthquake Prediction. Environment, Resource and Ecology Journal (2024) Vol. 8: 144-151. DOI:


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