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Science Sundays: An Experiment in Earthquakes and Simulating Seismic Activity at Home

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Posted at 6:00 AM, Nov 29, 2020
and last updated 2021-02-05 12:30:30-05

This week we join our friends at California Resources Corporation to study earthquakes, something Kern County is all too familiar with. You can follow along by simulating seismic activity with a smartphone and various items you already have at home, check it out:

Science Sundays: An Experiment in Earthquakes (Full Version)

There are several apps available to do this experiment, but here's a link to the one Campos referenced:

And since it's almost Science Fair time, here are some Science Fair project ideas from the USGS.

Learn more about the Northridge earthquake of 1994.

And here's more about the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 in Oakland.