Earth eats its own oceans making earthquakes more likely

As Earth’s tectonic plates dive beneath one another, they drag three times as much water into the planet’s interior as previously thought.¬†Water beneath the surface of the Earth can contribute to the development of magma and can lubricate faults, making earthquakes more likely. Using the natural seismic rumblings of the earthquake-prone subduction zone at the … Continue reading Earth eats its own oceans making earthquakes more likely