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SCEC Community Fault Model (CFM) 6.0 Released
It is our great pleasure to announce the release of the SCEC Community Fault Model version 6.0! CFM6.0 is a significant ...
Dynamics, interactions and delays of the 2019 Ridgecrest rupture sequence
Despite increasingly high-quality geodetic, seismic and field observations, data-driven earthquake imaging yields stark ...
Alice-Agnes Gabriel
Could the rush for lithium near the Salton Sea trigger earthquakes?
Some Southern Californians fear risks of these clean energy projects might outweigh benefits. The science is far from se...
Southern California News Group
World's most powerful earthquake ever recorded left 'whole Earth ringing like a bell'
More than 60 years ago, the world's most powerful earthquake ever recorded struck Chile - its devastating impact felt no...
Express UK
This wooden high rise wiggled its way through two devastating earthquakes
It’s a big step forward in proving that wood buildings can go tall in seismic zones. ...
Fast Company
Earthquake: Magnitude 5.6 quake reported near Fortuna, Calif.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake was reported Sunday at 11:44 a.m. 92 miles from Fortuna, Calif., according to the U.S. Geolog...
Los Angeles Times
Alaska scientists find novel way to aid earthquake magnitude determination
Sensors that detect changes in atmospheric pressure due to ground shaking can also obtain data about large earthquakes a...
Recent large earthquakes near Lassen are just another day in the Basin and Range
Since May 11, 2023, a series of M5+ earthquakes and aftershocks have rattled the area around Lake Almanor, a reservoir a...
U.S. Geological Survey
NPR Life Kit: Preparing for an earthquake
Tips from experts [including SCEC's Mark Benthien] on how you can prepare for an earthquake. ...
Using AI, researchers have created a new tsunami warning system
According to a new study published Tuesday in the journal Physics of Fluids, an early warning system is being developed ...
USA Today