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1980 Azores Islands Earthquake Jesse Russell

1980 Azores Islands Earthquake

Jesse Russell

Published March 20th 2012
ISBN : 9785510553468
Paperback
78 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Striking the Autonomous Region of Azores on January 1, the 1980 Azores Island earthquake killed 61 people and injured over 400, causing severe damage on the islands of Terceira and S o Jorge. Measuring 7.2MoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Striking the Autonomous Region of Azores on January 1, the 1980 Azores Island earthquake killed 61 people and injured over 400, causing severe damage on the islands of Terceira and S o Jorge. Measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale, it also shook the islands of Pico and Faial. The earthquake was found to be, like other Azores earthquakes, ruptured in a strike slip motion.