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Yesterday's M=7.7 Kamchatka strike-slip earthquake was preceded by foreshocks - temblor


The mainshock stuck on July 17 at 23:34 UTC. It followed a M=6.2 by 12 hours earlier only 12 km (7 mi) away. Although this is adjacent to a subduction zone, where the Pacific Plate is being shoved under the Aleutian and Kamchatka islands, the plate ...and more »

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:51:50 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Foreshock activities leading up to Pawnee earthquake - Science Daily


A University of Oklahoma geophysics professor, Xiaowei Chen, details the foreshock activities leading up to the Pawnee earthquake, and highlights the complicated relationship between seismicity and wastewater injection rates in a research study ...

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:05:59 GMT | MORE DETAILS

University of Oklahoma study suggests contributing factors to state's largest earthquake, a 5.8 last September - Moore American


Foreshocks, the Sooner Lake Fault and injection wells are all potential factors in creating the temblor that caused visible damage to Pawnee buildings, according to a study led by OU geophysics professor Xiaowei Chen. The work done by the team of OU, ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:07:53 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Throttle-Back Thursday: The magnificent, lost 1932 Maybach Zeppelin streamliner - Autoweek


In the excerpt from the June 9, 1997 issue of Autoweek reproduced below, we compared the mighty Zep to the 1933 Pierce Arrow Silver Arrow (it's likely designer Phil Wright was inspired by the German car), but we're also seeing foreshocks of the Avions ...

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:19:20 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Rare M=5.8 Montana earthquake the largest to hit the region since the 1959 M=7.3 Hebgen Lake earthquake - temblor


What should also be pointed out in the map below is that in the last two weeks, there were two small magnitude quakes in this area. One of these was only a day ago. While not necessarily foreshocks, these small quakes show that the area is indeed active.

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:27:32 GMT | MORE DETAILS

M=6.5 earthquake along Philippine Fault collapses buildings, taking lives and injuring hundreds - temblor


This section last rupture in 1998 and is normally characterized by aseismic creep, and medium magnitude earthquakes, that are often preceded by foreshocks. However, in today's quake, no foreshocks are seen in the catalog. When these characteristics are ...and more »

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:46:09 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Deep M=6.9 earthquake in Guatemala possibly preceded by foreshock sequence - temblor


guatemala-city Guatemala City, approximately 160 km from the epicenter of today's M=6.9 earthquake experienced moderate shaking. While there are only reports of moderate damage throughout the country, it was very widely felt. (Picture from: imgix.net).and more »

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:28:38 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Seeing the Pattern: 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' and US ... - Film School Rejects


And the cycle continues. The story that can be interpreted a million different ways seems to be on the road to getting just as many remakes. Yes, that's right ...and more »

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:02:09 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Italian expert says recent earthquakes were foreshocks - WNDU-TV


ROME An Italian seismologist says the recent quakes in central Italy were foreshocks to the powerful 6.6 temblor on Sunday, and that more significant quakes can be expected. The president of Italy's National Institute for Geophysics and Vulcanology ...

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 21:20:59 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Was 5.8 earthquake just a foreshock? Kansas geologist asks - Wichita Eagle


“I was very concerned,” said Bidgoli, a geologist with the Kansas Geological Survey, “because it didn't appear there were any foreshocks to that event.” In other large quakes, such as the 5.7 magnitude near Prague, Okla., in 2011, there had been other, ...

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:53:06 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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