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seismic activity  // Posts tagged as "seismic activity"

Was the San Andreas Movie Fact or Fantasy?

Was the San Andreas Movie Fact or Fantasy?

Summer 2015 brought a massive California earthquake to theaters across the country.  We saw incredible destruction, with skyscrapers completely destroyed, a powerful tsunami hitting the West Coast and even the Hoover Dam collapsing in the move titled San Andreas.  Movie-goers left the theaters wondering if such a devastating earthquake could actually happen. Most people on the […]

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A Few Earthquake Facts to Ponder

A Few Earthquake Facts to Ponder

Disturbances from underground seismic activity have risen around the world in the last several decades.  News reports regularly document devastation and casualties across the globe. Most residents on the West Coast have heard the predictions that an mega-quake is expected somewhere in the area at any point within the next thirty years.  Of course, no […]

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Is It Possible to Predict an Earthquake?

Is It Possible to Predict an Earthquake?

Several countries around the globe, including China and Japan, currently have agencies dedicated to forecasting seismic activity.  Here in the United States, though, we seem to be bringing up the rear when it comes to researching and understanding earthquake prediction possibilities.  Even though there are some in the scientific community who continue to voice the […]

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