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  • Significant Earthquakes and Seismic Hazard

    An earthquake is the rapid shaking of the Earth’s surface that follows the sudden release of energy within the Earth. They are most commonly caused by movements along the edges of the plates that make up the Earth’s crust. Each year, more than 3500 mostly small earthquakes are recorded in or near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Seismicity

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is plate with three maps. The first map shows the locations (epicentres) of several thousand earthquakes occurring in or near Canada from 1568 to 1992; earthquakes classified by their magnitude and date. Table gives...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Earthquakes, Magnetism and Tides

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows maps of earthquakes, magnetism and tides across Canada. The two larger upper maps on this plate show geomagnetism. Since the North Magnetic Pole is in a different position from the Geographical North Pole, and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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