Like me, you’re probably wondering if yesterday’s M7.7 quake near Cuba was related to Puerto Rico’s ongoing earthquake swarm. I looked it up on the
Wouldn’t it be great if earthquakes happened slowly instead of just snapping and shaking us all up? Well, sometimes they do in subduction zones. It’s
Here is more information about that seismoscope. (PDF download) Featured image: Kowloonese, CC BY-SA 3.0.
You may have heard of earthquake warning systems. Here is how one of them works. In that example, people in Palm Springs and along the
Have you ever wondered how volcanologists can tel what’s going on inside an apparently quiet volcano?
Seismologists are studying fault zones in and around New Zealand to better understand how megathrust earthquakes happen.