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Response to global1 (Reply #4)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 12:27 PM

5. I don't know if relationship between fracking and quakes are myth, real, or a bunch of truthy..

But if we say yes, fracking causes the small earthquakes, couldn't that be a good thing?

The larger the stress builds up along a fault line, the larger an earthquake the area experiences. If fracking is reducing stress on fractures a little bit at a time couldn't that help prevent a huge 6.0+ quake...

Maybe our resident seismologists can weigh in on this- (please post credentials )

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