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The Geothermal Resources Council backs the plan to restore the inland sea using revenue from new geothermal energy development. Davis, California, USA (PRWEB)
Two studies published in the journal Science have both found human geologic activities could be causing nearby seismic activity.
An image from an instrument aboard NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission or LDCM satellite may look like a typical black-and-white image of a dramatic landscape, but it tells a story of temperature.
Study finds that faults beneath the Salton Sea ruptured during Colorado River floods and may have triggered large earthquakes on the southern San Andreas Fault.
Learning from history, TAU invention can improve earthquake prediction today.
A chronology of 1,000 years of earthquakes at the southern end of the San Andreas Fault nixes the idea that lake changes in the now-dry region caused past quakes.
When a swarm of hundreds of small to moderate earthquakes erupted beneath California's Salton Sea in March, sending spasms rumbling across the desert floor, it set off more than just seismometers.
A series of small earthquakes like the ones that have shaken Southern California this week has a 5 percent chance of triggering a major quake, experts say. The tremors have occurred in the Salton Sea area east of San Diego, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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