Wind-driven ocean waves beat on Earth’s seafloor, creating a continuous signal for which seismic stations around the world listen—a signal that is increasing.
Though Chile is known for several major earthquakes, the Atacama seismic gap features slow movement that scientists seek to unravel.
Changes in trace amounts of the element thorium in two Colorado catchments appear to be explained by subsurface fracturing. The cause of fracturing might be attributable to distant earthquakes.
On February 6th, 2023, Türkiye and Syria experienced the devastating effects of two large (magnitude 7.8 and 7.5) earthquakes, which triggered more than 200 aftershocks. A recent study led by first author, Gesa Maria Petersen, maps two fault zones using data produced from these earthquakes, uncovering never before mapped fault sections and ground motion along these faults.