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Geophysics A surprising cascading earthquake environment

Geophysics A surprising cascading earthquake environment








View along the main street of Amatrice

Aftershocks from the Tehuantepec quake. Blue dots show the deepest shocks, followed by green and red (shallowest). The large dot is the main shock.




Minds over Methods: The faults of a rift


Groundwater recharge as the trigger of naturally occurring intraplate earthquakes | Geological Society, London, Special Publications

At least 96 people were killed and thousands left homeless in Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco states. Carlos Jasso/Reuters

Study links geothermal energy with earthquakes

From Eos: “Bhutan Earthquake Opens Doors to Geophysical Studies”

The rupture occurred during the third earthquake in the seismic sequence and gives researchers a record of the deformation. Credit: L.Gregory

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Map showing the location of the 14 May 2019 Mw 7.5 Papua New Guinea Earthquake, as well as the M=7.1 quake on the other side of the country, which struck ...


1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

Nucleation of the 1999 Izmit earthquake by a triggered cascade of foreshocks | Nature Geoscience

Commentary: Lombok's earthquakes reveal urgent need to prepare for the next shock - CNA


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A portion of the Golden State Freeway in Gavin Canyon that collapsed during the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Credit: FEMA


Commentary: Lombok's earthquakes reveal urgent need to prepare for the next shock - CNA

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An illustration of how FAST works. Credit: Ilissa Ocko

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Scientists use new seismic sensors to separate dangerous earthquakes from noise - Washington Times

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Seismologists are uncertain how the April 11 strike-slip earthquakes might have affected stress on the nearby Sunda fault, much of which has ruptured during ...

New research indicates that Energy Northwest's Columbia reactor (background) may be at greater risk

The Kaikoura earthquake in New Zealand in 2016 caused widespread damage. LMU researchers have now dissected its mechanisms revealing surprising insights on ...

Major earthquakes along the Mexican Pacific coast, 1900-2017. The red star marks the epicenter of the Sept. 7, 2017, Tehuantepec quake.

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The "ghost forest" of dead cedar trees at the Copalis River on the Washington coast is evidence of a major quake three centuries ago.

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Assessing The Risk Of A Major Earthquake In The Pacific Northwest

Core Concept: Tectonic tremors could offer insights into the big shakers

Seismic charge detonation

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Location map showing the distribution of MT stations (blue crosses), seismic sources (


(a) A photo of the RICEN experiment, with an example of seismic sensors. (b) Station-shot configuration. (c) The Solfatara crater, with evidence of crater ...

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Why This Giant Crack Opened Up In Kenya

Amatrice in central Italy was among the areas hit by a 6.2 earthquake that killed at least 252 people. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

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Scientists mark 300 years since last great Alpine Fault quake - preparing for the 'inevitable' | Stuff.co.nz

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Damaged forest at old drilling site, Komi Republic, Russia

Ken Werner, a graduate student at Oregon State University, collected the seismic surveys and well logs and mapped a subsurface fault extending from the ...


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Reddish-brown ash spewed from Kilauea following a magnitude 6.9 earthquake on the South Flank of the volcano.

Residents look at the damaged hotel 'Ane Centro' after a 8.1 magnitude earthquake in Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico. Angel Hernandez/AAP

Anatolia Article, Killer Earthquakes Information, Colliding Continents Facts -- National Geographic

Twentieth and twenty-first century Himalayan earthquakes

Alba Argerich, assistant research professor at Oregon State University, collects water samples in a


Kilauea volcano

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatrice, Italy, in August 2016 killed nearly 300 people. Image credit – Amatrice Corso by Mario1952 is licensed under ...

The seismic velocity structure of the deep continental crust, in Lower Continental Crust

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Here are all the people waiting to go into the visitor center on opening day.

Hammerfest, Norway

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Figure 1 Left: Comparison of number of points taken for sampling posterior density for a 65-dimensional seismic inverse problem to identify the distribution ...

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The Giant, Underestimated Earthquake Threat to North America | DiscoverMagazine.com

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1.3 earthquake hit Dutchess Monday