Anthropogenic or not? Investigating the magnitude 5.5 Pohang earthquake in South Korea

A recently published paper in Science, written with contributions from DESTRESS partners, explores the potential link between magnitude 5.5 (Mw) earthquake in South Korea and the nearby geothermal project. If proven to be anthropogenic, it would be the largest earthquake known to have been associated with the exploitation of deep geothermal energy.

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