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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Surge in Oklahoma earthquakes linked to fracking for oil and gas

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Study says pumping waste water from oil and gas production into wells raises seismic activity Oklahoma surge in earthquakes linked to fracking Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents of the Midwestern US state, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so ...

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    US seismologists have new approach to earthquake prediction

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:55pm by NYT

    ... prediction For the past 20 years, getting an earthquake scientist to utter the word "prediction" has been about as tough as getting a biologist to endorse the existence of Bigfoot. ... earthquakes, along with deadly tsunami. Brodsky said it was the monster quake and tsunami off Japan's Tohoku coast in 2011 that made her reconsider her ingrained cynicism about quake prediction. ...

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    Asteroid’s bad timing wiped out unlucky dinosaurs, says UK researcher

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:49pm by GDN

    ... collision 66 million years ago, which occurred in the area that is now Mexico, triggered tsunamis across the oceans, caused powerful earthquakes and released enough heat to start many fires. ...

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    Vast ocean trapped under Earth's crust, scientists say

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:24am by GUARDIAN

    ... the USArray – a network of seismometers across the US that measures the vibrations of earthquakes – and a series of laboratory experiments on rocks simulating the high pressures found more than 600km ...

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    Asteroid that killed dinosaurs 66 million years ago ‘also cooled earth’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:14pm by NYT

    ... was rattled by massive earthquakes and tsunamis, as well as global wildfires. Then, dust and soot rose into the atmosphere, absorbing sunlight and keeping it from reaching the earth's surface. ...

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    Quakes can lead to build-up of gold deposits in earth's crust, study says

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Quake clues point to the origin of gold deposits Solid gold can be deposited in the earth's crust "almost instantaneously" during earthquakes, said ... immediately", said the journal. "Repeated earthquakes could therefore lead to the build up of economic-grade gold deposits." The researchers said much of the world's known gold ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Hong Kong feels another quake from Guangdong's shaky city, Heyuan

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com HK stirred, not shaken by 'mild' earthquake Thousands of Hongkongers on Friday called the Hong Kong Observatory after a magnitude 4.8 earthquake 180 kilometres away was felt in the city. Anxious residents reported by phone and online that they felt buildings shaking, objects swinging and chairs moving for a few seconds. The quake ...

  8. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Scientists set sail for source of future quakes off Japan

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shimizu, Japan Team hopes to plant sensors in area of seabed likely to be source of future big Japanese quake Getting to the bottom of earthquakes A Japan-led team of seismologists set off yesterday on a mission to drill deep beneath the seabed in a search for the origin of earthquakes. The scientists aboard the deep-sea drilling vessel Chikyu weighed anchor ...

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    Huge Indian Ocean quakes in April triggered massive aftershocks

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... earth may be 4.5 billion years old, but that does not mean she cannot serve up a shattering surprise now and again. Such was the case on April 11 of this year when two massive earthquakes ... the computer code he used to analyse earthquakes was wrong. Eventually, he and other scientists realised that they were documenting the break-up of the Indo-Australian plate into two pieces, an epic ...

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    Some volcanoes erupt at super-speeds, study suggests

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... seismologists have sometimes detected mysterious earthquakes occurring at depths of 20 to 30 kilometres several months before great eruptions. These may herald mantle magma blasting its way through ...




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