|The Depth of Earthquakes|
This map of world seismicity illustrates earthquake data for the years 1991 through 1996. It is intended to provide a sense of the depth distribution of earthquakes. Plate boundaries are shown, along with diffuse regions of seismicity, such as in central Asia, and earthquake locations are color-coded to indicate the depths at which they occurred. In addition to the map, selected cross-sections of subduction zones in South America, Tonga, Japan, and the Aleutian Islands are provided. They feature a map showing the orientation of the cross-section and graphs illustrating distribution of earthquake depth versus longitude and number of earthquakes.
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Copyright 1995-2005, The Regents of the University of California.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-815
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Publisher: University of California Berkeley
Berkeley Seismological Laboratory