Marsquakes happen more often during the planet’s northern summer

NASA Insight has measured the frequency and intensity of shallow marsquakes. It was found that they occur more often in summer on Mars's northern side.
Artist's rendering of the InSight lander for Mars NASA/JPL–Caltech

Quakes don't just occur on Earth. A lander discovered more than 700 on Mars. New research suggests that some may be seasonal.

NASA InSight, a NASA lander that touched down on Mars in November 2018, brought seismometers with it and placed them on its surface using a robotic arm. Since shortly after landing, these instruments have been collecting information.

"It's cool that we are finding so many Marsquakes. And there's so much more about this planet that we can...