Earthquakes, November-December, 1979
The last 2 months of the year were quite active, seismically speaking. Damaging earthquakes were expereinced in Indonesia, including Java, Sumatra, and Bali, and in Greece, Iran, and the Fiji Islands. Colombia expereinced two earthquakes; the most destructive was a magnitude 7.9 on December 12 that killed 600 people.
In the United States, many earthquakes occurred, but none caused significant damage.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Earthquakes, November-December, 1979|
|Series title||Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)|
|Publisher||U.S Geological Survey|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|