Earthquakes, July-August 1992

Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)


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There were two major earthquakes (7.0≤M<8.0) during this reporting period. A magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred in Kyrgyzstan on August 19 and a magnitude 7.0 quake struck the Ascension Island region on August 28. In southern California, aftershocks of the magnitude 7.6 earthquake on June 28, 1992, continued. One of these aftershocks caused damage and injuries, and at least one other aftershock caused additional damage. Earthquake-related fatalities were reportred in Kyrgzstan and Pakistan. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Earthquakes, July-August 1992
Series title Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Volume 23
Issue 6
Year Published 1992
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 6 p.
First page 274
Last page 279
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