Virginia Fault & Geology Maps

September 1, 2011 by  
Filed under General Information, Maps & Records

Three maps with fault and geology of central virginia.  More information and maps can be found at DMME ‘s website.   Fault zones in central Virginia.   Generalized Map representing the Central Virginia Seismic Zone (courtesy of the USGS)    


Historic Earthquakes in Virginia and North Carolina

September 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Maps & Records

Two maps showing historic seismicity in Virginia and North Carolina. Source: http://www.geology.enr.state.nc.us/haz/quake.htm Above is a map of earthquake epicenters recorded in North Carolina and portions of adjacent states between 1698 and 1997. Epicenters are shown only for labeled states. Major geologic...


Shakemap – USGS Peak Acceleration Map

August 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Maps & Records

From USGS: The website below is the USGS estimates of ground motion using their Shakemap process. It looks like we have contour lines identified as 10%, in the upper right part of the figure toward D.C. which coincides with the Louisa County Emergency Agency north-east damage trends, including our observations. ...


Map of Damage in Fredericksburg, VA

August 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Maps & Records, Masonry, Non-structural, Structural

Map here, from this Patch article by Michael Theis. If you know of any similar maps, please let us know in the comments.


Maps

August 25, 2011 by  
Filed under General Information, Maps & Records

From the U.S. Geological Survey     Location:                           Did You Feel It? Shake Map: