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TitleEarthquake waves [- the June, 1997 M4.6 Georgia Strait Earthquake]
AuthorCassidy, JORCID logo
SourceCanadian Association for Earthquake Engineering Newsletter vol. 5, issue 1, 2020 p. 1 Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20190335
PublisherCanadian Association for Earthquake Engineering
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Digital strong ground motion recordings of the June 1997 Strait of Georgia earthquake
File formathtml; pdf
ProvinceBritish Columbia; Western offshore region
NTS92B; 92C/01; 92C/02; 92C/03; 92C/06; 92C/07; 92C/08; 92C/09; 92C/10; 92C/11; 92C/14; 92C/15; 92C/16; 92F/01; 92F/02; 92F/03; 92F/06; 92F/07; 92F/08; 92F/09; 92F/10; 92F/11; 92F/14; 92F/15; 92F/16; 92G
AreaGeorgia Strait; Vancouver; Fraser River
Lat/Long WENS-125.5000 -122.0000 50.0000 48.0000
Subjectsgeophysics; tectonics; Science and Technology; Nature and Environment; Health and Safety; seismology; earthquakes; earthquake risk; aftershocks; planning; bedrock geology; structural features; faults, thrust; geophysical surveys; seismic surveys, marine; June 24, 1997 M4.6 Georgia Strait Earthquake; Emergency preparedness
Illustrationsgeoscientific sketch maps; focal mechanisms
ProgramPublic Safety Geoscience Assessing Earthquake Geohazards
Released2020 01 01
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This short article describes the June, 1997 M4.6 earthquake beneath the Strait of Georgia - including impacts (felt area, damage), lessons learned, and new knowledge resulting from studies of that earthquake.

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