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Shifting Water Weight Can Trigger Small Earthquakes in California | Science

2017-06-18 20:02:42

Water shapes California powerfully, deluging the state with El Niño-generated rainfalls and drying it out with punishing droughts. Now, a new study suggests that water may play yet another role: triggering earthquakes. John Vidale, UW professor of Earth and space sciences, is quoted.

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