Lecture 16 (Monay, February 25): Earthquakes and Seismology III
Brief outline of this lecture:
Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes
Earthquakes in Eastern North America
Main points of this lecture:
Meaningful prediction of earthquakes is presently nearly impossible.
Earthquakes take place at plate boundaries
The eastern US has nonetheless had some major earthquakes in the last 200 years.
Figures used in this lecture:
Prediction of Earthquakes
Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
Locations of Intraplate Earthquakes
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