Scientists just discovered 'stormquakes'
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Hurricanes and earthquakes are bad enough on their own. Now imagine them combined.

That's kind of what a stormquake is, a phenomenon just discovered by a team of researchers led by Wenyuan Fan, a professor and seismologist at Florida State University. The findings were published Monday in the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters.

It's not as scary as it sounds, though.

Fan broke it down like this. When hurricanes, (or Nor'easters, or winter storms) are in the atmosphere, they produce...

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