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Slow Slip Events Could Help Forecast Earthquakes And

Slow Slip Events Could Help Forecast Earthquakes And Tsunamis

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by the University of South Florida geologist Tim Dixon, has found that the size of large-scale disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis could be predicted by subtle shifts...

Latest Tsunami Stories

1946 tsunami
2014-10-22 05:17:28

The massive tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 was a wake-up call for Honolulu officials, who immediately began working on updating the island's evacuation plans and procedures. This renewed attention also led to the unlocking of a scientific mystery surrounding a massive sediment deposit on the island of Kauai.

2014-10-15 12:38:32

Trading on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm commences October 15, 2014 LUND, Sweden, Oct.

2014-09-09 23:11:23

“The Tsunami That Reshaped America” by James W. Mercer portrays new risks in the U.S. GREAT FALLS, Va.

New Insights Into Great Earthquake In Chile
2014-08-15 03:40:00

A long lasting foreshock series controlled the rupture process of this year's great earthquake near Iquique in northern Chile.

antarctic icequakes
2014-08-11 07:26:19

A massive earthquake that affected the Maule region of Chile in February 2010 also unleashed a series of smaller seismic events known as “icequakes” nearly 3,000 to the south in Antarctica, a team of researchers report in a new Nature Geoscience study.

tsunami earthquakes
2014-06-28 05:08:15

“Sticking points” in the Earth’s tectonic plates caused by extinct undersea volcanoes could be responsible for producing tsunami earthquakes, a discovery which could lead to improved detection of these rare seismic events.

2014-04-14 12:22:02

MARKHAM, ON and VICTORIA, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is collaborating with Ocean Networks Canada (ONC)

2014-04-07 23:28:48

eVigilo, an Israeli company that develops population warning systems to many countries around the world, announced another achievement in its Chilean deployment, where millions of people in Chile’s

Chilean M8.2 Earthquake May Be Forewarning Of A Larger Event
2014-04-02 07:51:51

Chile is beginning to dig out from a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the region at 8:46 p.m. local time Tuesday evening about 52 miles northwest of the mining town of Iquique, according to the USGS.


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