Episode 92

“Stormquakes!” The word that has captured the attention of both the scientific community and public alike. Dr. Wenyuan Fan, a professor at Florida State University has discovered this remarkable way that the atmosphere can actually transfer energy deep into the earth. Something like a hurricane or another strong storm can spark seismic events in the ocean as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake. He coined the term, stormquakes.


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