Is there a correlation between climate change and earthquakes?

Earthquake

Mystery Hour Question

Is there a correlation between climate change and the number of large earthquakes recently?

Michael, Watford

Answer

**Definitive**


Name: Chris, Market Harborough

Qualification: Spouse is a scientist

Answer: There is a believed connection between the two. Research in 2015 revealed the geographical North Pole has changed direction, whilst historically the North Pole was located towards Greenland, it is now moving towards the UK. The reason given is due to the melting of ice in the North Pole, which has caused a different type of wobble of the planet.

 

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