Seismologist Giacchino Giuliani predicted the earthquake which killed up to 100 people in L'Aquila just weeks before it struck
From The Daily Mail:
The Italian scientist who predicted a major earthquake which killed 90 people just weeks before disaster struck said authorities refused to take his claim seriously.
Seismologist Giacchino Giuliani said he was reported to authorities for spreading panic after the government claimed his research had no scientific foundation.
The 6.3-magnitude quake struck at around 2.30am UK time near L'Aquila.
The first tremors in the region were felt in mid-January and continued at regular intervals, creating mounting alarm in the medieval city, 60 miles east of Rome.
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