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Earthquake Catalog for Estimation of Maximum Earthquake Magnitude, Central and Eastern United States—Part A, Prehistoric Earthquakes

Categories: Geology/Mining,Science/Technology,Weather/Disasters

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2014/1025/a/pdf/ofr2014-1025.pdf

Describes the construction of a global catalog of moderate to large earthquakes in order to estimate the maximum earthquake magnitude possible within a geographic region. This part discusses prehistoric earthquakes that occurred in eastern North America and Northwestern Europe.  From the U.S. Geological Survey