Seismic Gap

A segment of an active fault zone that has not experienced a major earthquake during a time interval within most other segments of the zone have. Seismologists commonly consider seismic gaps to have high future-earthquake potential. Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., eds., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.

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MP 160 Report
Koehler, R.D., Carver, G.A., and Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission, 2018, Active faults and seismic hazards in Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 160, 59 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29705
RI 2017-3 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2017, Tsunami inundation maps for the city of Sand Point, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-3, 61 p., 4 sheets, scale 1:15,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29706
RI 2016-8 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2016, Tsunami inundation maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-8, 48 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29675
RI 2016-7 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2016, Tsunami inundation map for the village of Nikolski, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-7, 34 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29674
RI 2016-1 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., Koehler, R.D., Freymueller, J.T., and Macpherson, A.E., 2016, Tsunami inundation maps for King Cove and Cold Bay communities, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-1, 73 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29565
RI 2015-5 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., Freymueller, J.T., and Koehler, R.D., 2015, Tsunami inundation maps of Fox Islands communities, including Dutch Harbor and Akutan, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2015-5, 67 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29414