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Huge quakes may rock San Francisco: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 18:35

A big quake or a cluster of large earthquakes may shake up the San Francisco bay region of California in the coming decades, an alarming study indicated.

Geothermal exploration causes quake in Switzerland

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 21:40

Geothermal exploration was the likely cause of a 3.6 magnitude earthquake today in northeastern Switzerland, authorities said.

Geothermal power facility triggers earthquakes: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 19:53

A new study has found that operations for production of geothermal power, which involve pumping water into and out of an underground reservoir, has a strong correlation with seismic activity.

New system to monitor seismic activity in northeast

Last Updated: Friday, September 17, 2010, 13:24

An ambitious project to modernise the seismic monitoring system in India`s northeast -- said to be the sixth most quake-prone belt in the world -- has been taken up by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES).