Earthquake lightning is grounded in rock slides

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Earthquake lightning is grounded in rock slides

Post by salsinawi » Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:18 pm

[b]Earthquake lightning is grounded in rock slides[/b]

POSTED ON JANUARY 27, 2021 BY TEMBLOR
Recent lab experiments show that flashes of light seen during earthquakes come from rocks that fracture during landslides caused by shaking ground.

By Melissa L. Weber, science writer (@Melwriter)

Citation: Weber, M. L., 2021, Earthquake lightning is grounded in rock slides, Temblor,

http://doi.org/10.32858/temblor.155

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