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Global earthquake (Peak Ground Acceleration) hazard distribution


The data set comes from both the Global Seismic Hazard Program and a database of earthquake events greater than 4.5 on the Richter Scale for the period 1976 – 2002. Approximately 7.5% of global land area is estimated to have a 10% probability of earthquake activity in a 50-year period.


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Keywords

  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/8516

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