Aftershocks Research: U.S.G.S.’s New Seismic Network in Virginia

Earthquake Hazard Zone in Central Virginia as designated by U.S.G.S. Image by USGS.

In August of 2011, seismologists recorded an earthquake mainshock in Virginia and this author felt it in Windsor, Ontario. A lot happened before and since, including probable foreshocks, damaged structures, and aftershocks. The foreshocks are past, the damage is repaired but the aftershocks continue to this day, and there is a rush to research them. […]