Swarm Of Mammoth Lakes Quakes Tied To Tectonics

September 27, 2014 6:49 PM

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MAMMOTH LAKES (AP) — A seismologist says a series of more than 600 earthquakes during a 24-hour period in the Mammoth Lakes region may have been caused by water pressure from area hot springs.

The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that U.S. Geological Survey seismologist David Shelly says scientists don’t believe the earthquake swarm is connected to any volcanic activity.

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