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Japan Has a 40% Chance Of Being Destroyed by a ‘Super Earthquake’ in the Next 30 Years, Scientists Warn

Japanese scientists have warned of a huge chance of a devastating earthquake coming to Japan within the next three decades that is comparable to the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku which left over 15,000 people dead.

In a statement on Tuesday, a panel of experts from the Headquarters for Earthquake Research Promotion revealed that there is a 7- 40% probability of a powerful tremor over 8.8 magnitude on the Richter scale hitting the island of Hokkaido in the next 30 years, potentially killing about a thousand people. 

Rich People Are Now Taking Desperate Measures to Prepare for the End of the World

The idea of the world’s end has long crossed the minds of countless prophets and scientists. Today, thanks to research and popular culture, we can better imagine how it might be while listing random pointers for survival in our heads.

But as far as the movies have shown, not everyone survives apocalyptic events. We can hope for the best for all earthlings, but from a more realistic, resource-oriented perspective, it’s easy to tell who’s got the upper hand.