Earthquakes; November-December 1982
The months of November and December were quite active, seismically speaking, compared to the preceding months. The most devastating earthquake of the year occurred in Yemen on December 13 and killed hundreds of people. the largest earthquake of the year, a magnitude 7.7, occurred in the Pacific Tonga Islands on December 19.
Again, a number of earthquakes occurred in the United States, but only minor damage was reported.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Earthquakes; November-December 1982|
|Series title||Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)|
|Publisher||U.S Geological Survey|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|