Volcanoes at fault if the Earth slips

Journal Reference: Susumu Shibutani, Weiren Lin, Koichiro Sado, Akihiro Aizawa, Katsuaki Koike. An Ancient >200 m Cumulative Normal Faulting Displacement Along the Futagawa Fault Dextrally Ruptured During the 2016 Kumamoto, Japan, Earthquake Identified by a Multiborehole Drilling Program. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2022; 23 (1) DOI: 10.1029/2021GC009966 An investigation of earth displaced by the series of quakes … Read more

Tributes to couple killed in house fire with their Jack Russell after ‘electrical fault’ saw flames shoot through house – Reuters News in France and abroad

Tributes to couple killed in house fire with their Jack

TRIBUTE has been paid to a couple killed in a horrific house fire with their pet dog. Paul Cox, 51, and Jennifer Jones, 40, died in the flames at their home near Nottingham, alongside their Jack Russell named Scoobie. Jennifer Jones, 40, was killed in a horrific house fire on March 26Credit: Police Document Jennifer … Read more

Study maps stress changes around fault activated by hydraulic fracturing

Journal Reference: Nadine Igonin, James P. Verdon, David W. Eaton. Seismic Anisotropy Reveals Stress Changes around a Fault as It Is Activated by Hydraulic Fracturing. Seismological Research Letters, 2022; DOI: 10.1785/0220210282 Seismic anisotropy refers to changes in the velocity of seismic waves dependent on the “fabric” of the rocks that the waves pass through. The … Read more

A slow-motion section of the San Andreas fault may not be so harmless after all

Journal Reference: Genevieve L. Coffey, Heather M. Savage, Pratigya J. Polissar, Stephen E. Cox, Sidney R. Hemming, Gisela Winckler, Kelly K. Bradbury. History of earthquakes along the creeping section of the San Andreas fault, California, USA. Geology, 2022; DOI: 10.1130/G49451.1 Lesser known is the fact that the San Andreas comprises three major sections that can … Read more

3D fault information improves alert accuracy for earthquake early warning

Journal Reference: Jessica R. Murray, Eric M. Thompson, Annemarie S. Baltay, Sarah E. Minson. The Impact of 3D Finite-Fault Information on Ground-Motion Forecasting for Earthquake Early Warning. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 2021; DOI: 10.1785/0120210162 The benefits of 3D fault models vary depending on the fault style (a strike slip versus a reverse … Read more