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Likely cause for recent southeast US earthquakes: Underside of the North American Plate peeling off

Science Daily - ‎11 hours ago‎
Compared to earthquakes near plate boundaries, earthquakes in the middle of plates are not well understood and the hazards they pose are difficult to quantify.

Earthquakes have slowed Japanese hot springs to a trickle and set tourism on its heels

South China Morning Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Tourism in Kyushu is facing a crisis after two major earthquakes shook the region in mid-April, with onsen hot springs running dry and tourist spots losing their watery attractions.
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OGS: Earthquake activity down as disposal wells reduce operations

KOCO Oklahoma City - ‎7 hours ago‎
“We've got definitely a drop in injection, we think that's what's driving the reduction in the number of earthquakes,” Boak said. Disposal wells in northwestern Oklahoma have fully phased in the plan to reduce wastewater injection operations by 500,000 ...

Do fracking activities cause earthquakes? Seismologists and the state of Oklahoma say yes

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In the heartland of Oklahoma sits a pretty town dotted with American flags and a quaint main street of century-old brick buildings.

San Jose Earthquakes getting injured players back

San Jose Mercury News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Swiss international Innocent started for Amarikwa in the Earthquakes' 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union. Kinnear liked how the striker started the game but said he tired after being sidelined for four months with complications from a knee surgery.

Remember when earthquakes shook Michigan?

MLive.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
KALAMAZOO, MI-- Today marks the first anniversary of a 4.2 earthquake that rocked-- well, jiggled-- Michigan and surrounding states for several seconds.

Ten earthquakes shake eastern Taiwan

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎18 hours ago‎
The magnitude 4.6 quake, which struck at 10:29 p.m. Monday, was one of five earthquakes that rumbled in rapid succession between 10:10 p.m.

Ring of Fire: Five myths about Pacific Rim, earthquakes, volcanoes and faults

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Pictured: Anchorage True Value Hardware employees Jesse Depew and Steve Price began cleaning up thousands of nuts and bolts and other fasteners that crashed to the floor after their bins were knocked over during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake on ...

Prepare for the Coming Financial Earthquake

Daily Reckoning - Australian Edition - ‎1 hour ago‎
We are living in a time of earthquakes that could crush the walls of your portfolio and leave your wealth in ruins. Tragically, major earthquakes have struck in recent weeks in Japan and Ecuador, causing death and destruction. We're concerned about ...

Geologist: Fracking Doesn't Cause Damaging Earthquakes [VIDEO]

Daily Caller - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Rubinstein also said the relationship between scientists and the fracking industry hasn't been very confrontational: “It's not in their [oil and gas producers'] interests to have these earthquakes.” The presentation explained that Kansas and ...

How earthquakes might trigger faraway volcanoes

Science Magazine - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
On 14 April, a magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck the Japanese island of Kyushu. Two days later, Japanese officials reported towering plumes of smoke at Mount Aso, a volcano 42 kilometers away from the quake's epicenter.

WATCH: Rare MONSTER fish which only surfaces after earthquakes caught by stunned man

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Fisherman Lee Chung-cheng left locals stunned when he pulled two giant oarfish from the water. While the massive sea creatures are not rare in the depths, it is extremely uncommon for them to be seen by humans near the surface, except after earthquakes.
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Rainwater may play an important role in process that triggers earthquakes

Science Daily - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Rainwater may play an important role in the process that triggers earthquakes, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Southampton, GNS Science (New Zealand), the University of Otago, and GFZ Potsdam (Germany), identified the ...

Man-made earthquakes in Netherlands lead to engineering contract

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Lessons learned from the Christchurch earthquakes are being applied in the Netherlands where man-made earth tremors are damaging buildings in and around the city of Groningen.

Marylanders Aiding Ecuador After More Than 600 Are Killed In Earthquakes

CBS Local - ‎May 1, 2016‎
BALTIMORE (WJZ)–Two back-to-back earthquakes rip through homes and businesses in Ecuador displacing hundreds of families.

Foreshock? A Significant Earthquake Just Hit the New Madrid Fault Seismic Zone

Charisma News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Those earthquakes in 1811 and 1812 tore thousands of very deep fissures in the ground, they caused the Mississippi River to actually run backward in some places, and they caused sidewalks to crack in Washington, D.C.
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BREAKING: More HUGE earthquakes hit the Pacific region prompting tsunami alert

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A magnitude 6.9 quake struck just south-west of the country this morning - and it came just hours after Vanuata was hit by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake. That prompted a tsunami warning for the region. The first quake was centred about 60 miles southeast ...
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Mass devastation warning: Huge earthquake in world's most populated city is 'IMMINENT'

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The warning comes from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government which said in a recently published 300-page book that the city, which homes 36 million people, is at risk of a massive earthquake in the next three decades. It comes after scores of Earthquakes ...
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It's Been a Bad Week For Earthquakes, but Experts Don't See a Seismological Trend

TIME - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A week ago, the Japanese island of Kyushu in the country's south was hit by an earthquake that killed at least nine people, injured hundreds of others and caused significant damage.
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Philadelphia Union 1, San Jose Earthquakes 1 | 2016 MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Dawkins weaved his way through a wave of defenders to score the tying goal in the 83rd minute for the San Jose Earthquakes and allow the visiting 'Quakes to steal a point in a 1-1 draw that snapped a two-game losing streak to the Union.
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