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Past Quakes at Fault: Abrupt Sinking of Seal Beach Wetlands

A California State University, Fullerton faculty-student study shows evidence of abrupt sinking of the wetlands near Seal Beach, Calif., caused by ancient earthquakes that...

Kaikoura quake may prompt rethink of earthquake hazard models internationally

Last November's magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake was so complex and unusual that it is likely to lead to changes in the way scientists think...

CRUST adds new layer of defense against earthquakes, tsunamis

The first computer model to simulate the whole chain of events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes could reduce losses to life and property...

Earthquakes shaking up New Zealand’s water systems

Recently published research from Victoria University of Wellington and GNS Science has provided a unique insight into the hydrological effects of earthquakes in New...

Study examines causes of earthquakes originating deep below earth’s surface

The mechanisms which cause earthquake cycles to begin up to 40km below the earth's surface in the interior of the continents are to be...

Improving defence against earthquakes and tsunamis

A pioneering new computer model has been developed to simulate the whole chain of hazard events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes, by a...

Completion of the Eastern Asia earthquake and volcanic hazards information map

Shinji Takarada and members of the Caldera Volcano Research Group, the Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology, the Geological Survey of Japan, the...

Fault system off San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles counties could produce...

A fault system that runs from San Diego to Los Angeles is capable of producing up to magnitude 7.3 earthquakes if the offshore segments...

Going deep to learn the secrets of Japan’s earthquakes

The 11 March 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake was the largest and most destructive in the history of Japan. Japanese researchers—and their Norwegian partners—are hard at...

2017 forecast: Significant chance of earthquake damage in the Central and...

A one-year seismic hazard model for 2017, from the U.S. Geological Survey, forecasts lower damaging ground shaking levels in the central and eastern U.S....

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