Blue Mountain Lake, New York, earthquake of October 7, 1983.
The October 7 earthquake near Blue Mountain Lake in the central Adirondack Mountains registered a preliminary Richter magnitude of 5.2. It was widely felt throughout the Northeastern United States and Canada and occurred in an area that has been periodically shaken by earthquakes throughout recorded history. Since 1737, at least 346 felt earthquakes have occurred in New York; an earthquake of similar magnitude last shook the Blue Mountain Lake area on June 9, 1975.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Blue Mountain Lake, New York, earthquake of October 7, 1983.|
|Series title||Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)|
|Publisher||U.S Geological Survey|
|Other Geospatial||Blue Mountain Lake|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|