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|Description:||xiii, 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Hotspots and rogue earthquakes --
Problems. Screaming cities ; What is an earthquake, anyway? ; Journey to the center of the Earth ; Tracking the unseen ; How big? How strong? ; The wave that shook the world --
Solutions. Prevention and cure ; Next year's earthquakes ; Twenty-five seconds for Bucharest ; Earthquakes don't kill people, buildings do ; The probability of disaster ; Stay safe.
'...an excellent read presenting the levelheaded detachment of an academic expert in the entertaining guise of a popular science book.' -Engineering & Technology Magazine