Friday, October 20th, 2017

Did you feel the Earth move today? Be honest. Seriously. You didn’t, did you? The last time there was an earthquake within a thousand miles, the radio stations were full of people claiming that the earthquake was so powerful it shook them out of bed.  Books fell, lamps swayed, houses shook, and the sound of […]

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Scientists are listening to earthquakes off the Oregon coast. The earthquakes are the type that usually indicate impending volcanic activity – but there are no volcanos. Scientists listening to underwater microphones have detected an unusual swarm of earthquakes off central Oregon, something that often happens before a volcanic eruption — except there are no volcanoes […]