Webinar: Preliminary Geological and Structural Reconnaissance Observations from the August 9, 2020 Sparta, NC Earthquake

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Preliminary Geological and Structural Reconnaissance Observations from the August 9, 2020, Sparta, NC Earthquake

Wednesday, September 30, 2 pm EST/ 11 am PST
Cost: Free

Speakers: 
Dr. Mervyn J. Kowalsky, NC State
Ariadne L. Palma Parra, NC State
Dr. Paula M. Figueiredo, NC State
Dr. Arthur J. Merschat, US Geological Survey
Dr. Lewis A. Owen, NC State
Dr. Kevin G. Stewart, NC Geological Survey 

On August 9, 2020 at 8:07AM, the largest recorded earthquake to strike North Carolina occurred near Sparta. The 5.1 magnitude earthquake (MMI 6) was preceded in the days before by several small foreshocks felt by local residents and followed to date by ~100 aftershocks. In this webinar, a multidisciplinary team from NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, USGS, and NC Geological Survey will discuss their observations including ground shaking characterization, geological features, and structural damage assessment.

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