How deep do people have to go to cause earthquakes while capturing geothermal energy?



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    People would have to drill miles deep to start a substantial earthquake.  In Switzerland, one plant created a 3.4 earthquake because of its drilling and that was miles below the surface.  If it is on active earthquake region such as a fault, it poses a substantial threat for at least small earthquakes.  This is the reason why the AltaRock program was shut down.  

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