Satellites Show How Earth Moved During Earthquake | Universe Today

Satellites Show How Earth Moved During Earthquake | Universe Today: “If you have ever experienced an earthquake, you know that the Earth literally moves beneath your feet. And now there’s satellite data to show just how much. Scientists studying satellite radar data from ESA’s Envisat and the Italian Space Agency’s COSMO-SkyMed, have been able analyze the movement of Earth during and after a recent earthquake in central Italy. A 6.3 earthquake shook the town of L’Aquila in on April 6, 2009, and have used satellite data to map surface deformation in the Earth that took place after the quake and the numerous aftershocks that followed.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *