Are our oil and gas pipelines safe during an earthquake?

“It is very admirable indeed that science moves forwards, and we get better theories and find our errors. Yet the ominous concern is that all our current pipelines are at…

Claim: Melting glaciers contribute to Alaska earthquakes

In a recently published research article, scientists with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute found that ice loss near Glacier Bay National Park has influenced the timing and location…

Major 8.1 Earthquake Near New Zealand

There may be a Tsunami as a result of this big quake. A previous quake reading 7.4 caused a Tsunami warning, which has sine been lifted. This new one may…

Simulating 800,000 Years Of California Earthquake History To Pinpoint Risks

“Using Southern California as an example, we haven’t had a truly big earthquake since 1857 — that was the last time the southern San Andreas broke into a massive magnitude…

Study suggests great earthquakes as cause of Arctic warming

MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY Research News A researcher from MIPT has proposed a new explanation for the Arctic’s rapid warming. In his recent paper in Geosciences, he suggests that…

‘Earthquake Lightning’ re-created in lab

Earthquake lightning: Mysterious luminescence phenomena From SHINSHU UNIVERSITY Were you aware that earthquakes are sometimes associated with luminescence, called earthquake lightning? This phenomenon had been documented throughout history, such as…

Undersea earthquakes shake up climate science

In a new paper publishing in Science, the researchers show how they are able to make use of existing seismic monitoring equipment, as well as historic seismic data, to determine…

Can Climate Affect Earthquakes, Or Are the Connections Shaky?

If ifs and buts were candy and nuts~ctm From NASA Global Climate Change Can Climate Affect Earthquakes, Or Are the Connections Shaky? By Alan Buis, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory The…

Unprecedented movement detected on California earthquake fault capable of 8.0 temblor

From The LA Times By Rong-Gong Lin II Staff Writer Oct. 17, 2019 1:45 PM A major California fault capable of producing a magnitude 8 earthquake has begun moving for…

Los Angeles Doomed: Not Because Climate Change

Guest geologizing by David Middleton Earthquake fault long thought dormant could devastate Los Angeles, researchers say By DEBORAH NETBURNSTAFF WRITER AUG. 31, 2019 9:42 AM Scientists citing new research say…

Earthquakes of the 20th Century

From NOAA PacificTWC Published on Dec 9, 2018 This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 1901, through December 31, 2000, at a rate…

The NanTroSEIZE Project: Drilling through a plate boundary in an active subduction zone.

Guest post by David Middleton From Real Clear Science: These 7 Expeditions Could Reveal Some of Earth’s Biggest Secrets in 2019 By Adam Mann This past year brought tons of…

Study: Earthquakes on one side of Earth can trigger new ones on opposite side

Research finds quakes can systematically trigger other ones on opposite side of Earth CORVALLIS, Ore. – New research shows that a big earthquake can not only cause other quakes, but…

8.0 magnitude quake reported off west coast of Mexico – Tsunami possible

Still early, but here are the details we know from USGS: Magnitude 8.0 – 96km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Time 2017-09-08 04:49:17 (UTC) Location15.029°N 93.807°W Depth 35.0 km From the Pacific tsunami warning center:…

Fault off San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles counties could produce 7.3 earthquake

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO Fault system off San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles counties could produce magnitude 7.3 quake Study finds rupture of offshore Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault is possible…

USGS records small Earthquakes near #OrovilleDam

Two small Earthquakes were recorded near Lake Oroville in the last 24 hrs, which appear to be a result of the fast lake level changes, and the subsequent release of…

New Earthquake Early Warning System to be Deployed by USGS

USGS Awards $4 Million to Support Earthquake Early Warning System in California and Pacific Northwest RESTON, Va.— The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded approximately $4 million this week to four universities…

Claim: Huge Earthquake overdue Pacific North West

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t IceAgeNow – seismologist Chris Goldfinger has warned that a gigantic Earthquake, just off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, with the potential to kill…

Newsweek Disgracefully Links the Mt Everest Tragedy to Rising CO2

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Its hard to…

Tides, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [Graphs updated to include error bars] Inspired by the paper by the charmingly-named Maya Tolstoy discussed here on WUWT, I decided to see if tidal forces…

Just had an earthquake in California – 56 earthquakes (so far) in cluster near Mt. Lassen Volcanic National park

Felt at my location in Northern CA, details follow  

Superstorm Sandy's seismic action – a whole lotta normal

From the University of Utah a press release with a shaky basis, since all hurricanes create some micro-seismicity. But, our friends will likely try to make something of it. Superstorm…

Saturday Silliness: Tamino aka Grant Foster fracks himself

People send me stuff. This morning my inbox had a forwarded Twitter item about a Tammy post where supposedly none of what McIntyre discovered about the dating problems in Marcott…

7.7 Earthquake off west coast of Canada, Tsunami warnings issued

An earthquake with magnitude 7.7 occurred near Prince Rupert, BC, Canada at 03:04:10.56 UTC on Oct 28, 2012. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.) Map below: