Earthquakes, March-April 1983
March and April were quite active with widespread deaths and damage from earthquakes. There were two major (magnitude 7.0-7.9) earthquakes, one in the New Ireland region and the other in Costa Rica. The most devastating earthquake occurred in Colombia. deaths from earthquakes also occurred in Iran, Costa Rica, and Peru.
The United States experienced a number of earthquakes during this reporting period, but only slight damage was reported from some of the earthquakes.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Earthquakes, March-April 1983|
|Series title||Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)|
|Publisher||U.S Geological Survey|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|