High-rate injection is associated with the increase in U.S. mid-continent seismicity

@article{Weingarten2015HighrateII,
  title={High-rate injection is associated with the increase in U.S. mid-continent seismicity},
  author={Matthew Weingarten and Shemin Ge and Jonathan W. Godt and Barbara A. Bekins and Justin L. Rubinstein},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={348},
  pages={1336 - 1340}
}
Making quakes depends on injection rates Wastewater injection wells induce earthquakes that garner much attention, especially in tectonically inactive regions. Weingarten et al. combined information from public injection-well databases from the eastern and central United States with the best earthquake catalog available over the past 30 years. The rate of fluid injection into a well appeared to be the most likely decisive triggering factor in regions prone to induced earthquakes. Along these… 
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