Articles tagged "earthquakes animation"

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Tsunami forecast model animation: Three tsunamis in one day from the Tonga-Kermadec subduction zone

The Tonga-Kermadec subduction zone is a convergent boundary where the Pacific is subducted beneath the Australian Plate. It extends northeastward from New Zealand, through the Kermadec and Tonga Islands, and terminates just south of the Samoan Islands, covering a...

March 17, 2021

20th century earthquakes animation

Earthquakes of the 20th Century

This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 1901, through December 31, 2000, at a rate of 1 year per second. The earthquake hypocenters first appear as flashes then remain as colored circles before shrinking with time...

December 09, 2018

oklahoma seismicty

Animation of earthquakes in Oklahoma between 2004 and 2016

Many studies have investigated the relationship between seismic activity and wastewater injection, particularly in Oklahoma where scientists recorded a 4 000% increase in the rate of earthquakes between 2008 and 2016. Now, the USGS in Oklahoma has released an...

July 21, 2017