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Seismic Hazard Maps of the World


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Seismic Hazard Map of the World
Seismic Hazard Maps of the World
The Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program was a project by the United Nations that assembled the first consistent, worldwide map of the threat of earthquake shaking. This is the whole map in miniature—click the image to see it at 1100 pixels width. Portions of it are shown enlarged in the rest of the series, as follows:

Alaska and western Canada
Eastern Canada
The 48 United States
Central America and the Caribbean
Northern South America
Southern South America
Northern Europe
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Middle East, Iran, Caucasus and Turkey
Central Asia
India and the Himalaya
China and Mongolia
Southeast Asia
Japan and Korea

Learn more about the making of this map.

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