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Mystery solved: How tides can trigger earthquakes?

Mystery solved: How tides can trigger earthquakes?

Since the end of the last century, many investigations have been carried out concerning the question if stresses due to the tidal forcing of...
A section of the San Andreas Fault on the Carrizo Plain in California. Image: Doc Searls/Flickr

Something unexpected and weird is happening beneath California’s deadliest faults

Another examination of thousands of small earthquakes that have happened in the San Bernardino basin close to the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults...
Earthquakes can be weakened by groundwater

Earthquakes can be weakened by groundwater

Around 100,000 earthquakes are recorded worldwide consistently, yet not all are normally happening. A portion of the weaker ones are activated by human movement...

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