|Title||Earthquake waves [- the December, 1989 M6.3 Ungava Earthquake]|
|Source||Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering Newsletter vol. 4, issue 3, 2019 p. 7 Open Access|
|Links||Online - En ligne|
|Alt Series||Natural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20190302|
|Publisher||Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers|
|Related||NRCan photo(s) in this
|Lat/Long WENS|| -73.6167 -73.5833 60.1203 60.1197|
|Subjects||geophysics; tectonics; Health and Safety; engineering geology; Science and Technology; Nature and Environment; earthquakes; seismicity; earthquake risk; seismic risk; tectonic history; tectonic setting;
faulting; aftershocks; deformation; displacement; bedrock geology; structural features; faults; faults, reverse; faults, thrust; faults, strike-slip; crustal movements; crustal uplift; surface waters; lakes; shoreline changes; sand volcanoes; mud
volcanoes; December 25, 1989 M6.3 Ungava Earthquake; Canadian Shield; Superior Province; Lac Turquoise Fault Scarp|
|Program||Public Safety Geoscience Assessing Earthquake Geohazards|
|Released||2019 07 01|
|Summary||(Plain Language Summary, not published)|
This short article describes the important seismological and engineering applications of the December, 1989 M6.3 Ungava earthquake in northern Quebec.
This was the first documented surface rupture of an earthquake in eastern North America.