seismic risk


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seismic risk

[′sīz·mik ′risk]
(geophysics)
An assortment of earthquake effects that range from ground shaking, surface faulting, and landsliding to economic loss and casualties.
The probability that social or economic consequences of earthquakes will equal or exceed specified values at a site, at several sites, or in an area, during a specified exposure time.
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