Definitions

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  • n. A map showing ground movement and shaking intensity following major earthquakes.

Etymologies

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From ShakeMaps, the U.S. Geological Survey software that produces such maps; from shake +‎ map.

Examples

  • A United States Geological Survey "shakemap" pictured above shows the intensity and strength of ground shaking.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Also, part of the information for shakemap is often generated by individuals reporting their experiences on the “Did you feel it” reporting website.

    Quake!

  • The shakemap technology uses scientific knowledge about land characteristics in specific locations to calculate shaking.

    10News.com - Local News

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