SCEC Highlights and News

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

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10/14/2019
M4.5 Earthquake - East Bay 10/14/2019
Light earthquake just now (preliminarily M4.5), centered in between Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill (East Bay). Did you f...
09/23/2019
The next big effort in AI: keeping L.A.’s water flowing post-earthquake
Experts at the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society are teaming with city officials to find technological s...
USC
08/28/2019
Noisy freight trains could help predict California earthquakes
Early signs of hazardous earthquake activity across Southern California can be detected using the passage of freight tra...
Physics World
08/28/2019
Ridgecrest earthquakes generate spike in CEA earthquake insurance purchases
The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) gained 23,861 earthquake insurance policies in July, the second-largest monthl...
CEA
08/22/2019
Stanford researchers explain earthquakes we can't feel
The Earth's subsurface is an extremely active place, where the movements and friction of plates deep underground shape o...
EurekAlert!
08/20/2019
Titan Voice: CSUF geology major shares experience mapping seismic shaking in Ridgecrest
SCEC SURE intern and CSUF geology major, Selena Padilla, recently was interviewed by the the Orange County Register ...
OC Register
08/20/2019
Wind-Triggered Ground Shaking Masks Microseismicity
Ground motion caused by gusts of wind can drown out signals from the smallest earthquakes, potentially confusing earthqu...
AGU EOS
08/01/2019
How to Ride out an Earthquake at an Airport
“The best thing you can do is Drop, Cover, and Hold On,” said Jason Ballmann, spokesman for the Southern California ...
The Points Guy
07/31/2019
Q&A with Yehuda Ben-Zion on "A Critical Data Gap in Earthquake Physics"
Today, the opinion piece "A Critical Data Gap in Earthquake Physics" by SCEC Director and USC Earth Sciences Profes...
07/29/2019
Earthquakes: Numerical model pinpoints source of pre-cursor to seismic signals
Numerical simulations have pinpointed the source of acoustic signals emitted by stressed faults in laboratory earthquake...
Science Daily