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Is there any possibility that a wastewater injection activity could interact with a nearby fault to trigger a major earthquake that causes extensive damage over a broad region?

So far, there is no conclusive example linking injection operations to triggering of major earthquakes, however we cannot eliminate this possibility. More research is needed to either confirm or refute this possibility.

Tags: Seismology, Liquefaction, Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Faults, Tectonics, Magnitude, Prediction