Earthquakes in Chile Have Permanently Deformed Earth
Earthquakes in Chile Have Permanently Deformed Earth
By Samantha Leal | 04/29/2013 - 09:37

Yikes! It seems earthquakes in Chile have done far worse than suspected -- actually deforming the Earth's crust. Structural geologist Richard Allmendinger of Cornell University, along with his colleagues, have found that major earthquakes (with a magnitude 7 or higher) have apparently caused the crust in Northern Chile to crack permanently.


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