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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 »
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 »
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 »
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 ...
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, ...