Dozens of ‘frost quakes’ hit a Finnish town in just 7 hours

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Talvikangas in Finland


Talvikangas in Finland has been hit by repeated “frost quakes”

Talvikangas in Finland was hit by 26 “frost quakes” in just 7 hours in January, a new analysis has found, in what is thought to be the highest concentration of the phenomenon ever recorded.

The flurry of frost quakes – also known as ice quakes or cryoseisms – happened between 4am and 11am on 6 January, startling local residents with a series of loud cracking sounds coming from the ground.

The seismic activity was recorded by researchers at the Geological Survey of Finland, …



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