paleoseismicity

What is paleoseismicity?

paleoseismicity meaning Paleoseismicity refers to earthquakes recorded geologically, most of them unknown from human descriptions or seismograms. Geologic records of past earthquakes can include faulted layers of sediment and rock, injections of liquefied sand, landslides, abruptly raised or lowered shorelines, and tsunami deposits.

 

reference: USGS – Earthquake Glossary

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