Seismic

Foreshock? A Significant Earthquake Just Hit the New Madrid Fault Seismic Zone
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An earthquake near La Center, Kentucky was felt in parts of Illinois and Missouri early on Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service in Paducah and the USGS, a magnitude 3.5 was recorded about 8.7 miles north of La Center and 24.2 miles …

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USGS report looks at North Texas seismic, earthquake risks
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The USGS review is scheduled for release Monday, according to The Dallas Morning News. The report incorporates “induced” earthquakes into federal seismic hazard maps. That refers to quakes caused when wastewater from natural gas drilling is injected …

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Shaken Beliefs: Seismic Lessons from Japan's Tohoku Earthquake
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And yet the disaster of five years ago—a magnitude-9.0 megathrust earthquake off Tohoku, followed by a major tsunami and nuclear accident—came as a surprise. Until March 11, 2011, the consensus among seismologists was that a particular stretch of …

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ISR to set up 50 new seismic stations for earthquake analysis
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AHMEDABAD: Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) has planned to set up 50 new seismic stations in Gujarat at a cost of around Rs five crore to enhance their capacity to analyse possible risk of earthquake in the state. These new …

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Pacific Northwest not overdue for major earthquake, seismic network says
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Information reported in "The New Yorker," for example, said the Pacific Northwest is about 72 years overdue for an earthquake, based on the quake of 1700. So, despite all the recent quakes in and around Washington, maybe it's our children or their …

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This app spots earthquakes before seismic reports
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Being shaken by an earthquake can be terrifying, but that fear may serve as a great alert system for others. LastQuake is an app and website that detects earthquakes by monitoring web traffic, Tweets and Instragram-esque photos. By sifting through …

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