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Snowpack & Earthquakes

Jun 16, 2017

Something You Probably Didn’t Expect From the Huge Sierra Snowpack: Earthquakes  Scientists at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory have made some new revelations about the link between snowfall and earthquakes in California. But it’s not the snow itself that triggers earthquakes, it’s what happens when that snow melts away. The result is a bit like compressing a spring and then letting it go. Craig Miller KQED