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CGS Map Sheet 48: National Loss from Earthquake Damage, Conterminous United States (2014 Estimate)

Metadata Updated: March 30, 2024

"Annualized Earthquake Losses (AEL) are economic losses from earthquake shaking-related building damage. These data use the most recent National Seismic Hazard Maps (the years 2008 and 2014 cycles), updated census data on population, and economic exposure estimates of general building stock to quantify annualized earthquake loss (AEL) for the conterminous United States. The AEL analyses were performed using the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hazus software, which facilitated a systematic comparison of the influence of the 2014 National Seismic Hazard Maps in terms of annualized loss estimates in different parts of the country.

These data do not include losses from ground-failure effects such as landslide, liquefaction, surface fault rupture, or losses due to other secondary effects such as fires following earthquakes. Building economic losses are direct economic losses including structural damage, non-structural damage, and content damage; as well as building damage-related economic losses, such as inventory loss, relocation cost, loss of proprietors’ income, and rental income loss. These do not include losses associated with business interruption. Replacement costs and loss valuations are based on 2014 dollars."

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Metadata Created Date September 15, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 30, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from State of California

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 15, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 30, 2024
Publisher California Department of Conservation
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Data First Published 2017-05-24T15:51:11.000Z
Data Last Modified 2016-09-30T00:00:00.000Z
Category Natural Resources
Public Access Level public
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