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Semi-liquid Rock to Blame For Unexplained Earthquakes

Scientists have been trying to determine why there are weird Earthquakes taking place in areas that are not on tectonic plate boundaries. In recent findings by the University of Southern California, a former mystery pertaining to unexplained Earthquakes now has evidence to confirm the source of the activity. New findings recently published in Nature magazine by a USC scientist says that mantle flow is a large contributor to earthquakes within the interior of tectonic plates. A large mountain belt in California which runs North to South was used to detect underground activity and the research corroborates well with the activity...