Magnitude: 9.0M
Time: 01-27-1700
Country: USA

CASCADIASUBDUCTIONZONE

This earthquake was recorded in Usa on 01-27-1700, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 9.0 on the richter scale. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be causing destruction to well-built wooden structures; most masonry and frame structures with foundations would be destroyed. Expect rails to be bent, bridges detroyed, and loss of life.
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Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.

Surface Lithology

Open Water - OR
water



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Earthquake Measurement
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Earthquake Stats
region_code 150
total_deaths_description 1
year 1700
eq_mag_ms 9.0
id 9954
location_name CASCADIASUBDUCTIONZONE
total_damage_description 3
eq_primary 9.0
state OR
time 01-27-1700
latitude 45.000
longitude -125.000
country USA

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