Earthquake Hazards

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Date published: July 27, 2018
Status: Completed

Geologic Framework for Seismic Hazards in Central Virginia

The Central Virginia seismic zone (CVSZ) comprises an area of about 13,000 km2 in the Piedmont of central Virginia; seismicity in this zone is relatively frequent, but generally mild in magnitude. The August 2011 event was the largest earthquake recorded in the CVSZ since the development of modern seismic monitoring, and highlighted how little we actually know about this seismic...

Contacts: Mark Carter
Date published: March 2, 2016

Earthquake Hazards Research

The Earthquake Hazards Program monitors and reports earthquakes, assesses earthquake impacts and hazards, and researches the causes and effects of earthquake.

Date published: March 2, 2016

Earthquake Monitoring

The Earthquake Hazards Program monitors and reports earthquakes, assesses earthquake impacts and hazards, and researches the causes and effects of earthquake.