May be of interest - when the report is released, it will be available
online at and


Media Advisory: Updated Maps on Induced and Natural Earthquake Hazards —
Press Conference

On March 1, a USGS study will be released that shows potential
ground-shaking hazards in 2017 from both human-induced and natural

This is an update to their 2016 forecast (
and the second year both types of hazards are forecasted, as previous USGS
maps only identified hazards from natural earthquakes. The new report is
valuable for making more informed decisions to reduce the nation’s
vulnerability and providing safety information to those who may be at risk.

The USGS is the only federal agency with responsibility for recording and
reporting earthquake activity nationwide and assessing seismic hazard.


Enjoy the day,

Emily C. Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Library
Denver Federal Center
ph: (303) 236-1003
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