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Friday, July 12, 2013

Japanese earthquake caused tremors around U.S. oilfield, study suggests

Japanese earthquake caused tremors around U.S. oilfield, study suggests

Calgary Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The powerful earthquake that rocked Japan in 2011 set off tremors around a West Texas oil field, according to new research that suggests oil and gas drilling operations may make fault zones sensitive to shock waves from distant big ..http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Japanese+earthquake+caused+tremors+around+oilfield+study+suggests/8651381/story.html

Quakes set off tremors in distant drilling sites

The Age -
WASHINGTON: Large earthquakes far away have triggered tremors at US sites where wastewater from gas drilling operations is injected into the ground, an American study said. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake in Japan in 2011 set off earthquakes in the ...http://www.theage.com.au/world/quakes-set-off-tremors-in-distant-drilling-sites-20130712-2pvif.html

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