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The Phenomenon of Induced Earthquakes: Understanding the Impact of Human Activities

What is an Artificial Earthquake? An artificial earthquake, also called an induced or human-made earthquake, is a seismic event caused by human activities such as the extraction of oil and gas, the filling of reservoirs, the injection of fluids into underground reservoirs, and the construction of large dams. These activities can alter the stresses in […]