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Preventing Human-Caused Earthquakes
New research from the USGS and Univ. of Colorado shows actions taken by drillers and regulators can lessen risk in the case of earthquakes likely caused by the injection of industrial wastewater deep underground.
San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer Team Highlights Top 10 "Seismic Moments"
In collaboration with the San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer team, USGS seismologist, Brad Aagaard used data from the NetQuakes instrument installed at their Avaya Stadium to determine the top 10 largest ground motions recorded on the instrument following goals scored by the team so far in the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. We monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and research the causes and effects of earthquakes.
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