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Earthquake geology terms

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Instrumental seismicity

The recent and ongoing record of earthquakes that have occurred since the availability of modern-era seismometers (i.e. since the XXth century).

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Synonyms - instrumental seismicity
Interseismic

An event or process possibly detected by geological/geophysical tools and analyses that occurs between two significant earthquakes.

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