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‘Be Prepared’

  ‘Be Prepared’ The old adage also applies to residents of Southern California, where earthquakes are a regular occurrence By Julie Cohen Mother Nature has an exquisite sense of irony. On Sept. 19, 1985, Mexico City experienced an 8.0 earthquake ...

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After an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen?

Residents look at the damaged hotel ‘Ane Centro’ after a 8.1 magnitude earthquake in Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico. Angel Hernandez/AAP   After an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen? Friday’s earthquake off Mexico was the largest in that region in ...

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Natural or manmade quakes

A study by Stanford researchers found that the likelihood of large-magnitude manmade earthquakes increases over time, independent of the previous seismicity rate. credit : Stanford University Click for a full size image Natural or manmade quakes? A study by Stanford ...

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Giant earthquakes help predict volcanic eruptions

Imaging seismic susceptibility makes it possible to detect regions affected by high-pressure volcanic fluids. The image in the background is catalogued as ‘Red Fuji’ (Katsushika Hokusai, 1830). Credit: Copyright Florent Brenguier Giant earthquakes help predict volcanic eruptions Researchers at the ...

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