seismic activity

Geoscientists with the Royal Observatory of Belgium reported that anthropogenic noise had dropped by a third after the lockdown was initiated on March 18, 2020.

Spread of Coronavirus May Have Seismic Implications

Elizabeth Borneman

Scientists who record and observe seismic activity around the globe are detecting major decreases in activity as the effects of the Coronavirus continue.

How Deep are the Earth’s Tectonic Plates?

Elizabeth Borneman

Researchers have been able to create a better picture of tectonic plates by using both earthquake vibrations and seismic waves.

Map showing the Mendocino Triple Junction.

What are the Three Plates that Make up the Mendocino Triple Junction?

Caitlin Dempsey

The Mendocino Triple Junction is located in the Pacific Ocean near Cape Mendocino in northern California.