Three-dimensional models could help forecast rock tower frequencies—and seismic impacts—around the globe.
International community–driven efforts lend confidence to fault-slip simulations while highlighting key discrepancies.
Waveform inversion of regional earthquakes reveals velocity anomalies interpreted as subducting seamounts that control an enigmatic segmentation in plate coupling along the Hikurangi margin.
Small, inexpensive seismometers are capable of sharing high-quality data in real time—and were put to the test during an August 2021 earthquake.
A catastrophic earthquake in Turkey in 1999 changed the motion of the Anatolian plate, according to a study that could change the fundamentals of quake models.
Los terremotos pueden liberar ráfagas de energía eléctrica que se pueden sentir en la ionosfera, a kilómetros por encima de la Tierra. Sin embargo, la teoría sigue siendo controvertida.
A new initiative is bringing together scientists to address fundamental questions about subduction zone geohazards, using the latest advances in observation technology and computational resources.
An international team overcame many challenges, including from the COVID-19 pandemic, to deploy a dense seismic network along an understudied fault system that poses hazards to millions in Indonesia.
Researchers devised a simple way to deliver ocean bottom seismometers accurately to the seafloor to study ongoing seismic and volcanic activity near the islands of Mayotte.