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Our Earthquake Maps section of the publications library include large format maps, map catalogs, and more.  Please use the links in this section to download a map of interest.  Some of the maps are also available in GIS format and hard copy, in limited quantities.  If you would like a GIS or hard copy of any publication, please contact us with your request.

Soil Amplification/Liquefaction Potential Map
Published 1999 - 3.75MB Download
Availability: Limited Print and Online PDF

This large format map shows areas of increased soil amplification and liquefaction potential from earthquakes in the central United States.  Originally published in 1999, this map was a collaborative effort between the Association of CUSEC State Geologists and the US Geological Survey.  Scale 1:2,000,000.  GIS files of this map are also available upon request. 

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Earthquakes in the Central United States 1699-2002
Published 2003 - 3.3MB Download (external link)
Availability:  Print and Online JPG, PDF, & GIS

This large format map shows the distribution of earthquakes in the most seismically active region of the central United States.  It was prepared for a general audience and should not be used to asses earthquake hazards for small areas or at individual locations.  The map was originally prepared as a collaborative effort between the Association of CUSEC State Geologists and the US Geological Survey.  Scale 1:1,250,00.

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Central United States Earthquake Map Catalog & Reference Guide
Published 1998 - 8MB Download
Availability:  Limited Print and Online PDF

The catalog contains 56 reduced size maps. The various maps include geologic and seismotectonic data fo rthe New Madrid region, such as seismicity, faults, areas of landslides, and subsurface geology. Original Printing of this catalog was made possible by a generous contribution from the Employers Reinsurance Corporation (ERC) in 1998. Limited quantities are still available in print.