Earthquakes' Toll (image) University of Iowa Share Print E-Mail Caption The image shows the evolution of earthquake response products that detail the expected number of fatalities for the 2018 Indonesia earthquake. The first two rows show the estimates based on seismology approaches, and the third row shows the estimates based on satellite observations. The histograms show predicted numbers of fatalities with the vertical bar indicating the actual number of fatalities. The satellite observations capture this number accurately, while the seismological observations systematically under predicted the number. Credit Image courtesy of the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.