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October 20, 2020

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Lost and Found: Geologists 'Resurrect' Missing Tectonic Plate

A team of geologists believes they have found the lost plate known as Resurrection in northern Canada by using existing mantle tomography ...

'Universal Law of Touch' Will Enable New Advances in Virtual Reality

Seismic waves, commonly associated with earthquakes, have been used by scientists to develop a universal scaling law for the sense of touch. A team used Rayleigh waves to create the first scaling law ...

Unusually Shallow Earthquake Ruptures in Chinese Fracking Field

An unusually shallow earthquake triggered by hydraulic fracturing in a Chinese shale gas field could change how experts view the risks of fracking for faults that lie very near the Earth's ...

Earthquake Forecasting Clues Unearthed in Strange Precariously Balanced Rocks

Naturally formed balancing boulders could be used to help scientists to forecast large earthquakes more ...
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Flood Risks: More Accurate Data Due to COVID-19

Emerging use of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) makes it possible to continuously measure shallow changes in elevation of Earth surface. A study now shows that the quality of these ...

Ancient Earthquake May Have Caused Destruction of Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri

Researchers have uncovered new evidence that an earthquake may have caused the destruction and abandonment of a flourishing Canaanite palatial site about 3,700 years ...

Understanding Earth's 'Deep-Carbon Cycle'

New geologic findings about the makeup of the Earth's mantle are helping scientists better understand long-term climate stability and even how seismic waves move through the planet's ...

By researching tremors under the infamous San Andreas Fault, scientists are seeking out what's brewing beneath a quake's ...

The Le Teil Earthquake Provides New Insights on Seismic Risk in France and Western Europe

On 11 November 2019, a magnitude 5 earthquake occurred near the village of Le Teil in the Rhône River Valley in southern France producing an unexpected surface rupture with ground displacement. For ...

Small Quake Clusters Can't Hide from AI

A deep learning algorithm analyzes data from a deadly landslide in Greenland to show how it may someday predict seismic events like earthquakes and volcanic ...

Machine Learning Unearths Signature of Slow-Slip Quake Origins in Seismic Data

Combing through historical seismic data, researchers using a machine learning model have unearthed distinct statistical features marking the formative stage of slow-slip ruptures in the earth's ...

Rare 'Boomerang' Earthquake Observed Along Atlantic Ocean Fault Line

Scientists have tracked a 'boomerang' earthquake in the ocean for the first time, providing clues about how they could cause devastation on ...

What's in Oilfield Wastewater Matters for Injection-Induced Earthquakes

Specifically, he pointed out that oilfield brine has much different properties, like density and viscosity, than pure water, and these differences affect the processes that cause fluid pressure to ...

Optical Seismometer Survives 'Hellish' Summit of Caribbean Volcano

The heights of La Soufrière de Guadeloupe volcano can be hellish, sweltering at more than 48 degrees Celsius (120 degrees Fahrenheit) and swathed in billows of acidic gas. Researchers would like to ...

Is the Earth's Transition Zone Deforming Like the Upper Mantle?

Researchers have combined numerical modeling of dislocation glide and results from diffusion experiments to revisit the rheology of wadsleyite, ringwoodite and majorite garnet under geological strain ...

'Inchworm' Pattern of Indonesian Earthquake Rupture Powered Seismic 'Boom'

A sonic boom-like seismic phenomenon of supershear rupture occurred during the 2018 Palu earthquake in Indonesia. Researchers investigated the relationship between this phenomenon and the complex ...

COVID-19 Lockdown Caused 50 Percent Global Reduction in Human-Linked Earth Vibrations

The lack of human activity during lockdown caused human-linked vibrations in the Earth to drop by an average of 50 percent between March and May ...

What Factors Influence the Likelihood of Fracking-Related Seismicity in Oklahoma?

The depth of a hydraulic fracturing well in Oklahoma, among other factors, increases the probability that fracking will lead to earthquake activity, according to a new ...

Geophysics: A First for a Unique Instrument

Geophysicists have measured Earth's spin and axis orientation with a novel ring laser, and provided the most precise determination of these parameters yet achieved by a ground-based instrument ...

A New Idea on How Earth's Outer Shell First Broke Into Tectonic Plates

Plate tectonics theory posits that Earth's outer shell is subdivided into plates that move relative to each other, concentrating most activity along the boundaries between plates, yet the ...

Using the Past to Predict the Future: The Case of Typhoon Hagibis

The past is often the window to our future, especially when it comes to natural disasters. Using data from the 2018 floods that struck southwestern Japan to calibrate a machine learning model, ...

New Evidence of Long-Term Volcanic, Seismic Risks in Northern Europe

An ancient European volcanic region may pose both a greater long-term volcanic risk and seismic risk to northwestern Europe than scientists had realized, geophysicists report. The densely populated ...

Study Could Rewrite Earth's History

New research has found evidence to suggest that the Earth's first continents were not formed by subduction in a modern-like plate tectonics environment as previously thought, and instead may ...

The Sixth Sense of Animals: An Early Warning System for Earthquakes?

Continuously observing animals with motion sensors could improve earthquake ...

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