Earthquakes, September-October 1978

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)


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The months of September and October were somewhat quiet seismically speaking. One major earthquake, magnitude (M) 7.7 occurred in Iran on September 16. In Germany, a magntidue 5.0 earthquake caused damage and considerable alarm to many people in parts of that country. In the United States, the largest earthquake occurred along the California-Nevada border region. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Earthquakes, September-October 1978
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 11
Issue 2
Year Published 1979
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 3 p.
First page 71
Last page 73
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