Earthquake in Japan: lessons to learn

­Gennady Sobolev – President, Scientific Seismological Council at the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Today we are talking about the earthquake in Japan. One of the strongest earthquakes in Japan’s history has left thousands dead and millions left without basic utilities. Now, the humanitarian catastrophe could be accompanied by an ecological disaster as two explosions at a nuclear plant have caused fears of a radiation leak. Is there going to be another quake in Japan or elsewhere soon? Here’s the President of the Scientific Seismological Council at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Gennady Sobolev.