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Nuclear explosions and distant earthquakes: A search for correlations

January 1, 1970

An apparent correlation between nuclear explosions and earthquakes has been reported for the events between September 1961 and September 1966. When data from the events between September 1966 and December 1968 are examined, this correlation disappears. No relationship between the size of the nuclear explosions and the number of distant earthquakes is apparent in the data.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1970
Title Nuclear explosions and distant earthquakes: A search for correlations
DOI
Authors J. H. Healy, P.A. Marshall
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Series Number
Index ID 70010430
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization