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Will the world shake with more large earthquakes in 2018? Time will tell.

Research linking large earthquakes to changes in the Earth’s spin remains to be tested.
earthquake warnings

future earthquakes will not be signposted nearly as clearly as this.

Amidst panic over planets that don’t exist and conspiracy theories about the moon landing on Google News this morning, one headline announced a more down-to-Earth sort of doom. “Deadly earthquakes could hit a BILLION people next year because of Earth's slowing rotation,” warned The Daily Mail.

While Nibiru still doesn’t exist (and the Moon landing definitely happened) the last example was based on actual research in ,where researchers put forward that by looking through the earthquake record, they could predict periods of time where large earthquakes (greater than a magnitude

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