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A geologic and geophysical study of the Charleston, South Carolina, earthquake zone

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
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Abstract

A maximum Modified Mercalli intensity of X was reported in Charleston. Damage to buildings was extensive, railroads were made impassable, and communications were disrupted. During the earthquake 27 people were killed, and 56 later died as a result of exposure and injuries sustained during the shaking. The earthquake was reported felt as far as New England, Wisconsin, and Missouri, an area of 5 million square kilometres. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title A geologic and geophysical study of the Charleston, South Carolina, earthquake zone
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 6
Issue 6
Year Published 1974
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 8 p.
First page 16
Last page 23
Country United States
State South Carolina
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N