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More earthquakes to follow? Earth on ‘quake mode’ again – Economic Times

April 19, 2016 |

More earthquakes to follow? Earth on ‘quake mode’ againEconomic TimesSeismic retrofitting is a major endeavour that requires bolting an older building to its foundation so it doesn’t shake apart in an earthquake. But depending on a building’s age and what … Read More

Ecuador and Japan earthquakes: Are they related? – CNN

April 19, 2016 |

Ecuador and Japan earthquakes: Are they related?CNN… ocean,” Caruso said, but there’s ongoing research in “remote triggering,” the idea that a big quake can cause another quake a long distance away. The distance between Japan and Ecuador: 15,445 kilometers, or … Read More

Japan earthquake kills nine; more aftershocks expected – CNN

April 15, 2016 |

Japan earthquake kills nine; more aftershocks expectedCNNThe disaster killed about 22,000 people — almost 20,000 from the initial quake and tsunami, and the rest from health conditions related to the disaster. Jie said Thursday’s quake gave him a new appreciation … Read More

An earthquake warning system alerted Delhi Metro about the recent earthquake in real time – India.com

April 13, 2016 |

An earthquake warning system alerted Delhi Metro about the recent earthquake in real timeIndia.comEarthquake that shook northeast Afghanistan on Sunday left tremors felt in Delhi and adjoining places. Fortunately, the Delhi metro avoided a mishap and stopped trains at the … Read More

Slow Fault Movements May Indicate Impending Earthquakes – Asian Scientist Magazine

April 12, 2016 |

Slow Fault Movements May Indicate Impending EarthquakesAsian Scientist MagazineHowever, the team from Nanyang Technological University’s Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) found that not only do these vibrations potentially point to an impending earthquake, they also discovered a discernible pattern to … Read More

Hydraulic Fracturing Linked to Earthquakes, New Study Says – EDM Digest

April 11, 2016 |

Hydraulic Fracturing Linked to Earthquakes, New Study SaysEDM DigestSince 2010, development of HF wells in the area has increased exponentially, mainly from recent technological advances in horizontal well drilling, resulting in multistage hydraulic fracturing. Findings from the report revealed that … Read More

NASA researcher says ionized air molecules may help predict earthquakes in advance – Inhabitat

April 7, 2016 |

NASA researcher says ionized air molecules may help predict earthquakes in advanceInhabitatNASA researcher Friedemann Freund has proposed what many seismologists believe is impossible: a way to predict earthquakes before the tremors begin. Freund’s theory revolves around the concept that pressurized … Read More

USGS improves earthquake identification procedure – Houston Herald

April 7, 2016 |

USGS improves earthquake identification procedureHouston HeraldInduced earthquakes have occurred within small areas of Alabama and Ohio but a recent decrease in induced earthquake activity has resulted in a lower hazard forecast in these states for the next year. In other … Read More

Earthquake early warning system: Stirred, not shaken – Daily Astorian

April 6, 2016 |

Earthquake early warning system: Stirred, not shakenDaily AstorianThe U.S. Geological Survey and four partner universities are seeking $16.1 million in federal funding to launch and maintain the West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System. If funded, the system could be up … Read More

ISRO-NASA to jointly launch satellite to study earthquakes – Zee News

April 6, 2016 |

ISRO-NASA to jointly launch satellite to study earthquakesZee NewsSo, it’s not earthquake prediction that is possible and making measurements of locations where large deformation are consistent, observation of changes in surface measures which will lead to stress levels being built … Read More