Disastrous Earthquakes in Germany

  Jochen Hürtgen at work Copyright: © Jochen Hürtgen

Can an earthquake disaster also occur in Germany? Experts do not hesitate to answer: Yes! Evidence can be dug for.

On this autumn day in 2022, the field near Eilendorf in the vicinity of Aachen looks as if the world has come to an end. Torrents of water fall from the dark gray sky into the trench that scientists have dug and are now hurriedly trying to cover. Beneath the sheeting, a cut into the earth disappears, revealing a significant shift in the soil. At least two very strong earthquakes have left their mark here.

Read more about the work of the paleoseismologists from the NUG Institute in the article from T-Online