Notable Events

Notable earthquakes from 1969 to present are shown, with size proportional to magnitude and color indicating depth.

Legend
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Notable Eqs Map Legend

The sizes of symbols scale with earthquake magnitude, and their color with the depth of the earthquake, as shown in the legend below.  Clicking on an earthquake symbol shows its basic details and a link to a page with more details about the individual earthquake. Probable surface explosions (usually due to quarrying or road building) are shown as stars.

Control Panel
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Notable Eqs Map Panel

Using the tools in this panel you can control the earthquakes shown on the map. The minimum magnitude to plot is selected by the slider. The "Depth" is used to color the symbol.

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Instructions: Close
Please follow the steps below:
  • 1) To begin, click the "Draw" button
  • 2) Click a point on the map, this will be the left side of the cross-section.
  • 3)Click a second point on the map, this will be the right side of the cross-section.
  • 4) Drag square on line to include events to plot.
    • 5) Select plot type and depth constraint if any.
    • 6) Click "Plot"
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Events on map

Mag Time (Local) (UTC) Depth (Km) (Miles)