Definition of seismicity in English:


Line breaks: seis|mi¦city
Pronunciation: /sʌɪzˈmɪsɪti


[mass noun] Geology
  • The occurrence or frequency of earthquakes in a region: the high seismicity of the area
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    • Although the rate of seismicity has declined since the April 6th peak, earthquakes are still occurring frequently, and steam and ash emissions and small explosions are likely to occur.
    • Because the bridge is not situated in an area of high seismicity, the earthquake load was not significant and was not a controlling load in the design.
    • Here, according to most of the authors, active extension is dominant over the whole chain, as shown by breakout data and seismicity, as well as by geological and geomorphological analyses.

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