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Slow Earthquakes May Predict Larger Events
2013-08-16 06:37:57

Monitoring slow earthquakes may provide a basis for reliable prediction in areas where slow quakes trigger normal earthquakes, according to Penn State geoscientists.

Slow Earthquakes Take Weeks To Occur
2013-05-21 05:00:17

Researchers have been aware of slow earthquakes for only the past decade, but little has been understood about them. However, new tools may help explain what triggers these quakes.

2012-01-26 14:54:13

2010 Haiti quake possible start of new cycle of seismic activity, according to new study.

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2011-08-29 08:23:39

Scientists hope findings bring them closer to earthquake forecasting.

2011-05-23 21:58:25

Earthquake scientists trying to unravel the mysteries of an unfelt, weeks-long seismic phenomenon called episodic tremor and slip have discovered a strange twist.

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2009-06-10 15:07:55

Scientists have made the surprising finding that typhoons trigger slow earthquakes, at least in eastern Taiwan.

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2009-02-16 11:00:00

Researchers are using modern technology to study "silent earthquakes" along a major fault zone beneath the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica.

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2008-08-30 10:25:00

From June 17-19th 2007, Kilauea experienced a new dike intrusion, where magma rapidly moved from a storage reservoir beneath the summit into the east rift zone and extended the rift zone by as much as 1 meter.

2006-07-05 17:57:40

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Locating so-called "silent earthquakes" may help scientists better predict the probability of severe temblors, a Stanford University professor said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.