How and why intraplate earthquakes occur away from plate boundaries.
A video about the New Madrid Fault Line, the largest fault east of the Rocky Mountains, and the consequences it could potentially bring if an earthquake occurred there.
Reviews how and why intraplate earthquakes occur away from plate boundaries.
Scientists learn about New Madrid Seismic Zone from a seismic profile in which students can find the fault.
Natural gas is a clean source of energy, but fracking comes with many environmental drawbacks.
Fracking may cause small earthquakes in regions that are seismically quiet, but one earthquake does not help scientists make a conclusion either way.
Explains Hawaiian earthquakes and their relationship to faults and volcanic activity.
Explores the increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma and the hypothesis that they are caused by the injection of fracking fluids into the ground.