Eastern North America
Source Mechanisms of Earthquakes in the Eastern North America
Large earthquakes which have occurred in the Eastern North America
(ENA) during 1976-1996. Only earthquakes with Centroid Moment Tensor
solutions are plotted. These events are usually magnitude greater
than mb 5.5.
For information on
earthquakes, including definitions of seismological terms, frequently
asked questions, and definitions of magnitude scales, see the
National Earthquake Information Center
(NEIC) web site.
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