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Recent Chilean Earthquakes Signal Potential for Similar Future Events

Posted on August 14, 2014

Despite the magnitude 8.2 earthquake that hit northern Chile in April 2014, the plate boundary in that region is still capable of hosting shocks of the same size or even greater in the near future, according to new research presented in Nature.
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Earthquake Plot Thickens in Pacific Northwest

Posted on July 31, 2014

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago complicates the task of quantifying earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, according to a new report from scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Washington, and other universities.
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Scripps Scientists Discover Evidence of Super-fast Deep Earthquake

Posted on July 11, 2014

As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet’s surface—and the mechanisms that trigger them—an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet.
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