earthquakes

COVID-19 pandemic causes a seismic noise quiet period in 2020

Published: 23Jul2020

Research published in the journal Science has shown that lockdown measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 led to a 50% reduction in seismic noise observed around the world in early to mid 2020.

New study finds connection between fault roughness and the magnitude of earthquakes

Published: 24Apr2020

A new study led by McGill University has found that tectonic plates beneath the Earth’s surface can show varying degrees of roughness and could help explain why certain earthquakes are stronger...

Seismic biomarkers in Japan Trench fault zone reveal history of large earthquakes

Published: 6Mar2020

In the aftermath of the devastating Tohoku-Oki earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan in March 2011, scientists were stunned by the unprecedented 50 meters of displacement along the fault,...

Expert: Earthquakes

Published: 13Jan2020

Early this morning, an earthquake of 4.0 magnitude, was felt in areas from Rigaud to Montreal to Saint-Bruno, and in parts of eastern Ontario, New York state and Vermont as well. (CBC)...

Expert: Earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan

Published: 18Apr2016

Earthquakes struck Japan and Ecuador just hours apart on Saturday April 16, 2016. Were the two earthquakes related?

Back to top