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Friday, July 12, 2013

Geothermal power facility induces earthquakes, study finds

Geothermal power facility induces earthquakes, study finds
Santa Cruz CA (SPX) Jul 12, 2013 - An analysis of earthquakes in the area around the Salton Sea Geothermal Field in southern California has found a strong correlation between seismic activity and operations for production of geothermal power, which involve pumping water into and out of an underground reservoir. "We show that the earthquake rate in the Salton Sea tracks a combination of the volume of fluid removed from the g ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Geothermal_power_facility_induces_earthquakes_study_finds_999.html

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