Lithosphere

Deep Pahala Earthquake Swarm Update

(BIVN) – From this week Volcano watch article written by scientists and affiliates of the US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory: Many people in Kaʻū have noticed the swarm of earthquakes in recent years. These earthquakes occur in an area that is 29 to 40 km (18 to 25 miles) …

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Rock alterations | UDaily

Adam Thomas article Photos and illustrations courtesy of Jessica Warren and Tammy Beeson May 20, 2021 Sierra Patterson’s interest in rocks, a recent University of Delaware graduate, began when she was a child and her great-uncle sent Patterson’s grandmother’s letters from her home in Arizona. Along with these letters he …

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Anthony Brian Watts receives the 2020 Maurice Ewing Medal

Quote Anthony Brian Watts Anthony “Tony” Watts, a distinguished marine geophysicist, has made a number of fundamental contributions to the study of the structure and evolution of the world’s ocean basins and their margins. His pioneering work on isostasis and bending of the oceanic lithosphere led to the explanation of …

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Susan L. Beck receives the 2020 Walter H. Bucher Medal

Quote Susan L. beck Susan Beck is an internationally recognized leader who has made fundamental contributions to the study of mountain belts, subduction systems, and the evolution of the crustal and mantle lithosphere. His research embodies a unique combination of seismology and structural geology that has advanced fundamental interpretations of …

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes off Indonesia’s Sumatra, USGS reports

Asia Pacific 06:58 GMT 05/14/2021(updated 07:20 GMT 14.05.2021) Get a short url https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107737/60/1077376001_0:0:1200:600_1200x675_80_0_0_e75e2653ce77c473d1ca748795390cf1.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png https://sputniknews.com/asia/202105141082886180-66-magnitude-earthquake-hits-off-indonesias-sumatra-usgs-reports/ The archipelago nation is located in a seismically active area of ​​the Pacific known as the Ring of Fire that regularly experiences powerful earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, caused by the collision …

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