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Muir Wood, 1988

Muir Wood R., 1988. The Scandinavian Earthquakes of 22 December 1759 and 31 August 1819. Disasters, 12, 3, 223-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7717.1988.tb00672.x

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The two largest known pre-1850 Scandinavian earthquakes are the 22 December 1759 Kattegat event (located at 57.7°N-11.1°E) and the 31 August 1819 Nordland event (located at 66.4°N-14.4°E), the latter being the largest north European near-shore earthquake of the past few centuries. The 22 December 1759 event caused minor damage to buildings (MMI VII) on either side of the Kattegat in Northern Jutland and in the Swedish province of Bohuslän, and was felt up to 600 km away. The 31 August 1819 earthquake caused widespread damage (MMI VIII) to stone components of wooden buildings in the sparsely populated region of Nordland Norway, as well as very extensive rockfalls, liquefaction phenomena and a remarkable variety of disturbances in fiords and in the sea. The earthquake was felt throughout northern Scandinavia over distances of up to 800 km.

Nell'archivio ci sono In the archive there are 2 terremoti provenienti da questo studio: earthquakes considered from this study:

molto grandiextra large
molto piccolivery small
non parametrizzatinot determined

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  DataDate    Area epicentraleEpicentral area    MDPs   Imax  EQ in
EQ in
Riferim. in
1759 12 22 00 45North Kattegat  -  -    
1819 08 31 14 30Nordland  -  -