Enhanced Remote Earthquake Triggering at Fluid-Injection Sites in the Midwestern United States

  title={Enhanced Remote Earthquake Triggering at Fluid-Injection Sites in the Midwestern United States},
  author={N. J. van der Elst and Heather M. Savage and Katie M. Keranen and Geoffrey A. Abers},
  pages={164 - 167}
Movers and Shakers We tend to view earthquakes as unpredictable phenomena caused by naturally shifting stresses in Earth's crust. In reality, however, a range of human activity can also induce earthquakes. Ellsworth (p. 10.1126/science.1225942) reviews the current understanding of the causes and mechanics of earthquakes caused by human activity and the means to decrease their associated risk. Notable examples include injection of wastewater into deep formations and emerging technologies related… 

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