noun[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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