SCEC Highlights and News

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

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05/07/2019
Study suggests earthquakes are triggered well beyond fluid injection zones
Using data from field experiments and modeling of ground faults, researchers at Tufts University have discover...
Tufts
04/29/2019
Watch 100 Years Of Earthquakes Rock The World In This Incredible Animation
As you’ve probably noticed, I write about earthquakes a fair bit. Although I do my best to describe the scale of them ...
Forbes
04/25/2019
Scientists Identify Almost 2 Million Previously "Hidden" Earthquakes
Pouring through 10 years' worth of Southern California seismic data with the scientific equivalent of a fine-tooth comb,...
Caltech
04/25/2019
The Hidden Seismic Symphony in Earthquake Signals
Few months go by without another devastating earthquake somewhere in the world reminding us how we all remain at the mer...
LANL
04/24/2019
NASA’s InSight lander has likely detected its first ‘marsquake,’ seismologists say
It sounds like a subway train rushing by. Or a plane flying low overhead. But it’s something much more exotic: in ...
LA Times
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