Articles tagged "tectonic plate tension"

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Earthquake interaction on the scale of a fault to the planet

Ross Stein (PhD, 1980, Geology), Geophysicist at the USGS gave this interesting presentation a couple of days ago at the Stanford University. He explains the fundamentals of earthquake science and takes listeners to one of its frontiers.His research focuses on

April 25, 2014

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Seismic risk high for Indian-Australian plate and is now under major stress

On July 29, 2012, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off Mexico's Pacific coast close to the Guatemalan border, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The quake occurred at 6:22 am (12:22 GMT) at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles), and was

July 30, 2012

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Tectonic plate tension increasing for the potential of another large quake

A string of moderate earthquakes across the globe indicates tectonic plate tension is once again increasing uniformly.Update time = Fri Jul 15 23:25:34 UTC 2011MAGUTC DATE-TIMEy/m/d h:m:sLATdegLONdegDEPTHkm RegionMAP 5.1  2011/07/15

July 15, 2011