SCEC Highlights and News

Archive of SCEC highlights and news articles that may be of interest to the SCEC community.

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04/19/2019
Algorithms spot millions of California’s tiniest quakes in historical data
When it comes to earthquakes, large, destructive ones dominate the headlines. But seismologists have long known that sma...
Nature
04/12/2019
Precariously Balanced Rocks Reveal Earthquake History in Israel
Rock formations that look like they could topple at any moment, aptly named “precariously balanced rocks,’’ are ef...
AGU EOS
04/11/2019
4 Things to Know About California's Strange Earthquake Drought
What's up in earthquake country? A compelling new report authored by two U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) researchers fo...
Mashable
04/08/2019
California’s in an exceptional earthquake drought. When will it end?
California is in an earthquake drought. It has been almost five years since the state experienced its last earthq...
LA Times
03/20/2019
California's Tsunami Preparedness Week Set for March 25-29 with Record Number of Participants
California is subject to a tsunami at any time, whether locally generated (in which we may have only minutes to act) or ...
Jason Ballmann,Greg Beroza
03/01/2019
Deep Learning Shakes Up Seismology with Quake Early Warning System
Most people can’t detect an earthquake until the ground under their feet is already shaking or sliding, leaving little...
HPC Wire
01/23/2019
It’s Not Always About “The Big One”: Why We Mine for the Little Ones, Too
What’s a bit new, trendy, and even a little quirky in earthquake science? Mining through extensive earthquake data in ...
JBallmann, Beroza, Benthien
01/17/2019
Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week
Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed w...
01/16/2019
AP WAS THERE: California’s deadly 1994 Northridge earthquake
The Associated Press' (AP) first article published on the 1994 Northridge earthquake, just hours after the earthquake st...
12/05/2018
Earthquake-weary Alaskans still grappling with damage
Life was beginning to return to normal Monday in Alaska following the powerful earthquake near Anchorage, but people ner...
AP