Category: Earthquakes

OpenEEW: Revolutionizing Earthquake Early Warning for All

OpenEEW: Revolutionizing Earthquake Early Warning Systems Earthquakes are natural disasters that can have devastating consequences, causing loss of life and widespread destruction. In recent years, there have been significant advances in earthquake early warning (EEW) systems that aim to provide critical seconds or even minutes of warning before shaking reaches populated areas. One such innovative

The Subduction of the Farallon Plate: Unraveling its Role in the Impending ‘Next Big One’

The Farallon Plate is subducting under the North American Plate: Is It a Factor in “The Next Big One”? As a geoscientist, it is critical to understand the complex dynamics of tectonic plate movements and their impact on seismic activity. One such intriguing phenomenon is the subduction of the Farallon Plate beneath the North American