Deadly 2011 Spain earthquake linked to groundwater extraction

Spain Earthquake, Drilling Wells Linked In New Study Of Lorca Tragedy Huffington Post
MADRID (AP) — Farmers drilling ever deeper wells over decades to water their crops likely contributed to a deadly earthquake in southern Spain last year, a new study suggests. The findings may add to concerns about the effects of new energy extraction ...

Deadly 2011 earthquake linked to groundwater extraction Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An earthquake that killed nine people in Spain last year may have been triggered by decades of pumping water from a nearby natural underground reservoir, suggesting human activities played a role in moving Earth's crust, ...



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