Can humans cause earthquakes?

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Can humans cause earthquakes?
« on: 06/06/2016 13:50:02 »
Moosa Mayat  asked the Naked Scientists:

Can humans cause earthquakes?
   
What do you think?
« Last Edit: 28/06/2016 08:07:40 by chris »

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Re: Can humans cause earthquakes?
« Reply #1 on: 27/06/2016 04:19:32 »
Yes. See this space.

I am going to let others figure out why and how for a day or two.

Educational purposes,you know.
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Re: Can humans cause earthquakes?
« Reply #2 on: 27/06/2016 05:03:17 »
USGS says fracking can cause earthquakes ... http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/induced/

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Re: Can humans cause earthquakes?
« Reply #3 on: 27/06/2016 05:57:28 »
North Korean nuclear bomb test is said to have caused a small earth quake.

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Re: Can humans cause earthquakes?
« Reply #4 on: 27/06/2016 22:10:57 »
Both of above are correct.  [;D]
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Re: Can humans cause earthquakes?
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Re: Can humans cause earthquakes?
« Reply #6 on: 29/06/2016 04:30:15 »
What are you doing, RD? Trying to Show me up?

I resemble that!
The mind is like a parachute. It works best when open.  -- A. Einstein