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Scientists Find Increase in Microearthquakes After Chilean Quake


February 25, 2011

earth and environment graphic By studying seismographs from the earthquake that hit Chile last February, Earth scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a statistically significant increase of microearthquakes in central California in the first few hours after the main shock. The observation provides an additional support that seismic waves from distant earthquakes could also trigger seismic events on the other side of the Earth. Full Story

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