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Digital spatial data for the map "Earthquakes in and near the northeastern United States, 1638-1998"
Entry ID: USGS_mapi-2737

Abstract: The map is an educational tool with which to inform the public about the
existence and the broad, regional nature of earthquake hazard in the Northeast.
The data were created digitally in order to ease and speed production and
publication of the map. Text on the map cautions against using the map for
scientific or engineering purposes, or to estimate hazard in small areas or at
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 38.0   E: -66.0   W: -81.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Russell L. Wheeler
Dataset Title: Digital spatial data for the map "Earthquakes in and near the northeastern United States, 1638-1998"
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series
Dataset Release Date: 2001-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1638-06-11
Stop Date: 1998-12-29
MAPS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Central Region, Publications, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (303) 236-7431
Email: terry_derchia at
Contact Address:
Office of the Regional Geologist, Central Region
U.S. Geological Survey
Denver Federal Center MS-911
Box 25046
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: Arc/Info export and ArcView shapefile
Fees: None.
Phone: (303) 273-8589
Email: wheeler at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
P.O. Box 25046, M.S. 966
City: Denver
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80225
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-01-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-02