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7 million Americans at risk of man-made earthquakes, USGS says – Washington Post

March 31, 2016 |

7 million Americans at risk of man-made earthquakes, USGS saysWashington PostEarthquakes are a natural hazard except when they’re man-made. The oil and gas industry has aggressively adopted the technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to shatter subsurface shale rock … Read More

Here’s the U.S. Earthquake Forecast, Now Including the Quakes We Cause – Bloomberg

March 31, 2016 |

Here’s the U.S. Earthquake Forecast, Now Including the Quakes We CauseBloombergA cluster of central states surrounding Oklahoma now faces the highest risk of earthquakes induced by human activities “such as fluid injection or extraction,” according to a short-term seismic forecastRead More

First Structure, Last Priority: Corsair Stadium not up to seismic code – The Corsair

March 28, 2016 |

First Structure, Last Priority: Corsair Stadium not up to seismic codeThe CorsairAccording to a 2006 study conducted by John A. Martin & Associates, the Corsair Stadium has numerous structural flaws that leave the stands vulnerable to serious earthquake damage. Two … Read More

ODPEM commits $1.24m for earthquake project – Jamaica Observer

March 28, 2016 |

ODPEM commits $1.24m for earthquake projectJamaica ObserverScientific officer responsible for information and education at the Earthquake Unit at the UWI, Mona, Karlene Black, explained the significance of the network to the students. The seismographs will be there to help them … Read More

Surviving a Tsunami – KCTS 9

March 28, 2016 |

Surviving a TsunamiKCTS 9The design of the new school includes four reinforced vertical evacuation towers that can withstand a magnitude nine or greater earthquake and tsunami, she explains. It’s the first vertical tsunami evacuation structure in the whole of North … Read More

‘Nightmare’ scenarios show what could happen if Dallas’ earthquakes return bigger than before – Dallas Morning News (blog)

March 28, 2016 |

‘Nightmare’ scenarios show what could happen if Dallas’ earthquakes return bigger than beforeDallas Morning News (blog)More data is on the way: The USGS report Monday will, for the first time ever, incorporate induced earthquakes into federal seismic hazard maps. And … Read More

ODPEM commits $1.24m for earthquake project – Jamaica Observer

March 28, 2016 |

ODPEM commits $1.24m for earthquake projectJamaica ObserverScientific officer responsible for information and education at the Earthquake Unit at the UWI, Mona, Karlene Black, explained the significance of the network to the students. The seismographs will be there to help them … Read More

Saving Lives Using the

March 28, 2016 |

Saving Lives Using the “Apple Seismometer”: A Tale of Two EarthquakesHuffington PostSeventeen years ago, I was a third-year engineering student at Istanbul Technical University pursuing an internship in Belgium. On August 17, 1999, … Rather, structures and objects that we … Read More

New USGS Earthquake Survey Map To Be Released Next Week – news9.com KWTV

March 28, 2016 |

New USGS Earthquake Survey Map To Be Released Next Weeknews9.com KWTVThe maps are used to adjust everything from emergency management procedures to road and bridge maintenance costs to property values. But one of the biggest things they affect is insurance … Read More

First Structure, Last Priority: Corsair Stadium not up to seismic code – The Corsair

March 28, 2016 |

First Structure, Last Priority: Corsair Stadium not up to seismic codeThe CorsairAccording to a 2006 study conducted by John A. Martin & Associates, the Corsair Stadium has numerous structural flaws that leave the stands vulnerable to serious earthquake damage. Two … Read More