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Earthquakes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Earthquakes
Tree Number(s)
G01.311.250
N06.230.100.230.200
Unique ID
D055866
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055866
Annotation
coordinate with DISASTERS if pertinent; specify geographic location
Scope Note
Sudden slips on a geological fault, and the resulting ground shaking and radiated seismic energy caused by the slips, or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the earth. Faults are fractures along which the blocks of EARTH crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.
Previous Indexing
Disasters (1972-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see NATURAL DISASTERS 1976-2008
History Note
2009; use DISASTERS 1976-2008
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Earthquakes Preferred
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