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Relive 15 Years of Earthquakes in Four Mesmerising Minutes

A few weeks ago, the US National Weather Service’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) released this soothing and terrifying animation of every earthquake it recorded from 1st January 2001 to 31st December 2015. Here’s my suggested backing track, and here’s how the video’s description says to read the map: Read More >>

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This is How Fracking Can Cause Earthquakes

It’s generally believed that hydraulic fracturing is behind the recent spate of earthquakes in regions not usually associated with seismic activity, but the underlying processes are still poorly understood. New research from Canada strengthens the link between the two, showing how the controversial practice can produce persistent earthquakes even after fracking has ended. Read More >>