Have earthquakes increased?
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 61, Issue 50, page 1210, 9 December 1980
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Depending on what yardstick is being used, earthquake activity around the world may be running slightly ahead of average, according to a U.S. Geological Survey scientist. Then again, earthquake activity may be less than average.
Waverly Person, a USGS geophysicist in Golden, Colorado, said that by one count the number of significant earthquakes around the world is slightly ahead of last year and ahead of the long-term annual average.