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Ground water helium level could signal potential risk of earthquake, Japanese study says


December 7, 2016
By Phys.org

Kobe, Japan – Japanese researchers have revealed a relationship between helium levels in ground water and the amount of stress exerted on inner rock layers of the earth, found at locations near the epicentre of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake. Scientists hope the finding will lead to the development of a system for foreshadowing big earthquakes. Phys.org reports. | READ MORE