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Scenes From Around Mexico Capital as Earthquake Struck

19 Sep 2017 ــــ Thousands of people tore through Mexico City in terror as a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings and trapped residents on...

Earthquake triggers ‘slow motion’ quakes in New Zealand

Slow slip events, a type of slow motion earthquake that occurs over days to weeks, are thought to be capable of triggering larger, potentially...

2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake: Results from seismic reflection data

A striking finding of the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake (Mw 9.0) is that more than 50 meters of coseismic fault slip reached the trench axis....

Machine-learning earthquake prediction in lab shows promise

By listening to the acoustic signal emitted by a laboratory-created earthquake, a computer science approach using machine learning can predict the time remaining before...

How friction evolves during an earthquake

By simulating earthquakes in a lab, engineers at Caltech have documented the evolution of friction during an earthquake—measuring what could once only be inferred,...

New analysis casts doubt on predicted decrease in Oklahoma earthquakes

The disposal of wastewater from oil and gas production by injecting it deep into the ground has been linked to a dramatic increase in...

Shake it up: Human-induced and natural earthquakes in central US are...

The stresses released by human-induced and naturally occurring earthquakes in the central United States are in many cases indistinguishable, meaning that existing tools to...

Earthquake physics on multiple scales

Scientists are working hard to determine the how, why and when of earthquakes, but getting answers is a complex team effort, says a Victoria...

Sea cave preserves 5,000-year snapshot of tsunamis

An international team of scientists digging in a sea cave in Indonesia has discovered the world's most pristine record of tsunamis, a 5,000-year-old sedimentary...

Foreshock activities leading up to Pawnee earthquake

A University of Oklahoma geophysics professor, Xiaowei Chen, details the foreshock activities leading up to the Pawnee earthquake, and highlights the complicated relationship between...

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