Digital spatial data for the map "Earthquakes in and near the northeastern United States, 1638-1998"

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Description The data are those used to make a large-format, colored map of earthquakes in the northeastern United States and adjacent parts of Canada and the Atlantic Ocean (Wheeler, 2000; Wheeler and others, 2001; references in Data_Quality_Information, Lineage). Th
Originators Wheeler, Russell L.

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Point attribute table

Label Definition
YR Year of earthquake occurrence
MO Month of earthquake occurrence
DY Day of earthquake occurrence
X Epicentral longitude
Y Epicentral latitude
MAG Magnitude of earthquake occurrence
REF Reference code
STATE State/Country code