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 twin magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes that struck the Ridgecrest area in California’s Mojave Desert northeast of Los Angeles on July 4 and 5, respectively,…

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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 an earthquake fault along the Los Angeles coast, previously believed to be dormant, is active and could cause a destructive 6.4 magnitude earthquake if it…

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 of 1 year per second. The earthquake hypocenters first appear as flashes then remain as colored circles before shrinking with time so as not to…

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: TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST ———————– * HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE NEXT THREE HOURS ALONG SOME COASTS OF MEXICO… GUATEMALA… EL…

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 pressure from water weight. Note the two yellow dots on the USGS map below: Source of map, here JD Elam notes on Facebook: The predicted…

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 – California Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley, University of Washington and University of Oregon – to support transitioning the “ShakeAlert” earthquake early warning…