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Injection-Induced Earthquakes

Injection-Induced Earthquakes

Author(s):
William L. Ellsworth

Date:
07.2013

Source / Publisher:
Science

Key findings:

  • More than 300 earthquakes above a magnitude 3.0 occurred from 2010-2012, compared with national average rate of 21 earthquakes per year observed from 1967-2000.
  • It coincides with the injection of wastewater in deep disposal wells.

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See also:
Laura Beans, Increased Frequency of Earthquakes Linked to Fracking Wastewater Injection Wells, EcoWatch | July 12, 2013

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