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South Korean earthquake linked to nearby fracking

27 Apr 2018, Univ of Glasgow

An earthquake in South Korea that injured close to 100 people and caused tens of millions of pounds of damage was plausibly the result of nearby hydraulic fracturing works, scientists say. The study shows that the mainshock and its largest aftershocks occurred within 2 km distance or less of the geothermal site.



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