seismic zone


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  • seismic zone — region where earthquakes are likely to occur …   English contemporary dictionary

  • New Madrid Seismic Zone — Coordinates: 36°34′57″N 89°35′17″W / 36.58245°N 89.58801°W / 36.58245; 89.58801 …   Wikipedia

  • Charlevoix Seismic Zone — The Charlevoix Seismic Zone is a seismically active area in the Charlevoix region of northeastern Quebec, Canada. It is also known as the Charlevoix Kamouraska Seismic Zone because earthquakes occur in Kamouraska Country where the land expression …   Wikipedia

  • Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone — The Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone is a geographic area subject to frequent small earthquakes which stretches from northeast Alabama to southwest Virginia. The Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone (ETSZ) is also known as the East Tennessee Seismic Zone …   Wikipedia

  • Virginia Seismic Zone — The Virginia Seismic Zone is located in the US State of Virginia. Earthquakes in Virginia are irregular and rarely above 4.5 on the Richter magnitude scale.List of Earthquakes*1774 02 21. Near Petersburg, Prince George County. A sharp earthquake… …   Wikipedia

  • Wabash Valley Seismic Zone — The Wabash Valley Seismic Zone (also known as the Wabash Valley Fault System or Zone) is a tectonic region located in the Midwest of the United States, centered on the valley of the Wabash River, along the state line between southeastern Illinois …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Appalachians Seismic Zone — The Northern Applachians Seismic Zone is an active seismic zone in the Appalachian Mountains of eastern North America, extending from New Brunswick southwards into New England and Boston.[1] References ^ Earthquake zones in Eastern Canada .… …   Wikipedia

  • Zone sismique de New Madrid — Reelfoot Rift and the New Madrid Seismic Zone in a 3D topographic image La zone sismique de New Madrid (en anglais New Madrid Seismic Zone), connue aussi sous le nom de rift de Reelfoot ou de ligne de faille de New Madrid, est une zone sismique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seismic hazard — refers to the study of expected earthquake ground motions at the earth s surface, and its likely effects on existing natural conditions and man made structures for public safety considerations; the results of such studies are published as seismic …   Wikipedia

  • Seismic retrofit — Seismic retrofitting is the modification of existing structures to make them more resistant to seismic activity, ground motion, or soil failure due to earthquakes. Other retrofit techniques are applicable to areas subject to tropical cyclones,… …   Wikipedia

  • Seismic microzonation — map of Greater Bangkok prepared based on predominant period of site obtained from microtremor observations [1] Main article: Earthquake engineering Seismic microzonation is defined as the process …   Wikipedia

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