'Weather Bombs' Could 'X-Ray' Earth to Detect Quakes

The small, intense storms can trigger rare tremors deep in the Earth.

Published On 08/26/2016
10:20 AM EDT
The faint and deep tremors "weather bombs" can cause in the oceanic crust run through the earth and can be detected in places as far away from the Atlantic as Japan. Credit: Kiwamu Nishida and Ryota Takagi