Today's M5.8 Earthquake in Virginia - II

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In 2008, the US Geological Survey published a map of probability of ground motion over the next 50 years.  The map was based on historic earthquakes as well as recent seismicity (smaller earthquakes).  The area hit by todays M5.8 earthquake was identified as the most likely location in that region.

The map from the USGS is below:

In addition, there were 2 smaller events that occurred in 2008, a M3.9 and a M4.5.  The activity since 1990 is shown below.


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