Oil field operations likely triggered earthquakes in California a few miles from the San Andreas Fault

California was thought to be an exception, a place where oil field operations and tectonic faults apparently coexisted without much problem. Not any more.

Thomas H. Goebel, Assistant Professor, University of Memphis • conversation
Nov. 10, 2020 ~7 min

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Coronavirus lockdown reduced seismic activity around the world – new study

Measuring seismic noice could show whether people are following future lockdown measures.

Stephen Hicks, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Seismology, Imperial College London • conversation
July 23, 2020 ~6 min

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