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Seismologist: Possible for major quake to 'stress' faultline

...occurred along the same Fairweather-Queen Charlotte transform fault system that lies beneath the Alaskan Panhandle, and seismologist Natasha Ruppert said this week that there is no way to tell when or where the fault's next big quake might be coming...
Seismologists study earthquakes near Minto

...rattled the ground near the village of Minto, and the state seismologist said the area could generate much bigger quakes.The quake...Activity in the area has been "very vigorous," said state seismologist Michael West, with about 1,500 quakes recorded in two...
More than 5,000 earthquakes hit northwest Nevada

...also been a recent flare-up since mid-July."It's kind of unusual that it has lasted so long," said Ken Smith, a seismologist.It's been a topic of discussion whether or not those quakes stem from the extinct volcanos in the Sheldon refuge collectively...
Alaska Science Forum: Alaskans have enjoyed good earthquake luck since 1964

At the 50th anniversary of one of the world's largest earthquakes, state seismologist Mike West says Alaskans might learn a lesson from New Zealand.Here in this land, at the meeting point of two restless crustal...
Dozens of aftershocks expected on island

...weeks following a major 7.0 earthquake, the Alaska state seismologist said Saturday.A dozen measurable aftershocks have already...Friday's quake, including one reaching 6.1 in strength, said seismologist Michael West. There have been more than 30 aftershocks measuring...
Magnitude 6.2 Gulf of Alaska quake reported

...tremors being felt across a large part of southern Alaska. A series of aftershocks also were recorded.Natasha Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, said this was the largest earthquake in the region since 1987 and 1988...
Police: Cause of Rhode Island beach blast may never be known

...been a methane explosion but said that while possible, it was improbable.Environmental officials said late Monday that a seismologist with the University of Connecticut told them there were no seismic events that registered in Rhode Island on Saturday. They...
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Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...earthquakes were in fact induced," USGS seismologist Susan Hough, who wasn't part of...and gas regulator, hired its first seismologist last year to investigate halt oil and gas activities. The seismologist has not offered any conclusions.Meanwhile...
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Seismologists detect record number of quakes in 2014

...earthquakes were detected with the center's seismometer network."We've blown away those benchmarks," said state seismologist Michael West. "There's never been a year where we identified 40,000 earthquakes in a year."The number is easily...
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...was moving so much I couldn't even reach my little son."Silas, with her husband Bergman a gracious host to a visiting seismologist, was one of a few people in this village of about 200 who remembered an earthquake in October 1947. The earthquake scientist...


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