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A simple theory of earthquakes according to quantum mechanics

Open Access Journal of Science
Hasan Hüseyin Erbil

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Centuries have passed to understand the earthquake, which is a natural phenomenon. Many earthquake theories have been put forward as a result of hundreds of years of observations and theories. Some of these theories have been accepted, and some have not been accepted at  all.  Important  ones  of  the  currently  accepted  earthquake  theories  are  given  by  Keiiti  Aki and Paul G. Richards in a book published in 1979 and 2009, and cited in references. All  these  earthquake  models  contributed  by  these  authors  are  based  on  the  seismic  wave  propagation theory. It is based on the fact that seismic waves occur as a result of ruptures, fragmentations, dispersions and sliding of some layers on each other in the earth and the classical spread of these waves. Calculation of earthquake parameters is mostly made with the values obtained by statistical models of observed values. All calculations are based on classical  physics  laws.  In  this  article,  the  theory  we  have  given  is  proposed  according  to  the laws of Quantum Mechanics. Therefore, the calculation of earthquake parameters does not depend on any statistical model. In this proposed new earthquake model, magnitude of the earthquake, its energy that may be released when the earthquake will occur, the depth of the earthquake from the earth surface, and in which regions it may occur on earth can be predicted in advance. This will enable people to take precautions in advance. It appears that quantum mechanics can also be applied to macroscopic physical phenomena.


earthquake theory, underground faults, vibrations underground, earthquake intensity, earthquake time, earthquake depth