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2015-01-28 23:14:01

Two Innovative Companies Partner to Address Cable Fault and Cable Theft Detection for the North American Transit Market South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) January 28,

Coachella Valley
2014-12-10 02:30:46

UMass Amherst geoscientists produce new model of Coachella Valley faults.

san francisco
2014-10-16 03:00:15

Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce major earthquakes, according to a new study that measures fault creep.

2014-06-16 18:02:39

Chinese and American scientists collaborating in the study of an active seismic fault that produced one of China's most deadly earthquakes say their deployment of an airborne LiDAR system, which uses pulses of laser light to calculate distances and chart terrain features, has helped them produce the most precise topographical measurements ever of the fault zone.

Earthquake Science: Predicting The Next ‘Big One’ For San Francisco
2014-05-20 06:42:38

The Great 1906 San Francisco earthquake released as much accumulated stress as a cluster of closely timed temblors did over a 100-year period in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

California Groundwater Reliance Linked To Increased Earthquake Activity
2014-05-15 07:13:32

Increased use of ground water or pumping and irrigation could be increasing the number of small earthquakes occurring in California, and eventually speed-up the frequency of larger ones, according to new research appearing in the journal Nature.

San Francisco's 'Big One' In 1906 Was Third In A Series Of Quakes
2014-02-13 06:31:07

Geologic evidence that supports historical narratives for two earthquakes in the 68 years prior to the 1906 quake that devastated San Francisco has been discovered by a research team led by the University of Oregon.

Los Angeles Earthquake Risks Studied Using 'Virtual Earthquake' Technique
2014-01-24 04:52:49

A new technique developed by scientists at California’s Stanford University has confirmed that the Los Angeles would experience stronger-than-anticipated ground movement should major seismic activity occur to the city’s south.

Subvertical Faults Can Create Electrical Light Shows During Earthquakes
2014-01-03 05:56:52

A new study, published in Seismological Research Letters, reveals that rare earthquake lights are more likely to occur on or near rift environments. These environments are where subvertical faults allow stress-induced electrical currents to flow rapidly to the surface.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.