Fault “Crossroads” May Have Been Origin Point for 2011 Virginia Earthquake

December 12, 2014

The 2011 east coast earthquake felt by people from Georgia to Canada likely originated from a fault “junction”…
Large earthquakes more likely in subduction zones with young plates

December 9, 2014

Characteristics of seismicity differ greatly among world’s subduction zones. The slope of earthquake size against frequency — termed…
Seismic Network Will Measure the Effects of Ocean Waves on Antarctic Ice Shelves

November 3, 2014

Starting in November, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, researchers and colleagues will embark on an ambitious…
Waveform inversion for 3-D Earth structure 3000 km beneath the Western Pacific

October 22, 2014

From its surface to its center, the Earth is composed of the crust, mantle, outer core and inner…
Seismic gap may be filled by an earthquake near Istanbul

September 11, 2014

When a segment of a major fault line goes quiet, it can mean one of two things: The…
Simulating the south Napa earthquake

September 10, 2014

Lawrence Livermore seismologist Artie Rodgers is tapping into LLNL’s supercomputers to simulate the detailed ground motion of last month’s magnitude…