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Man-made Quakes Cause Less Damage to Property

A study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has concluded that induced earthquakes, which are triggered by drill operations pumping fluids underground, are creating quakes 16 times weaker then naturally occurring quakes. Man-made earthquakes have been a used by anti-fracking … Continue reading

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Drought and Irrigation Contribute to Earthquakes

An recent article published in the Nature International Weekly Journal of Science says that the recent droughts and our increased reliance on irrigation are removing subsurface mass, causing more earthquakes. Fracking, which pumps water underground vs. removing it from the ground, has … Continue reading

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