Earthquake history of New Mexico

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)


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Most of New Mexico's historical seismcity has been concentrated in the Rio Grande Valley between Socorro and Albuquerque. About half of the earthquakes of intensity V or greater (Modified Mercalli intensity) that occurred in teh State between 1868 and 1973 were centered in this region. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Earthquake history of New Mexico
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 7
Issue 3
Year Published 1975
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 4 p.
First page 23
Last page 26
Country United States
State New Mexico
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