Earthquakes, July-August, 1980
During the months of July and August, the first great earthquake (magntidue 8.0 and above) since 1977 and two major earthquakes (magnitude 7.0-7.9) were located in the southwest Pacific. Damaging earthquakes, causing deaths, occurred in Greece, Nepal, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Kashmir.
A number of earthquakes were experienced in the United States, but the most significant was a magnitude 5.2 in Kentucky on July 27.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Earthquakes, July-August, 1980|
|Series title||Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)|
|Publisher||U.S Geological Survey|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|