Nuclear Power Plants and Earthquake Risks

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

“This map shows areas of equal seismic hazard and indicates the minimum peak horizontal ground acceleration value, a measure of the how hard the ground shakes in a given area. The map also shows locations of the 63 US nuclear power plants. The data comes from the US Geological Survey Geological Hazards Team and the US Energy Information Administration.”

New maps of nuclear power plants and seismic hazards in the United States
Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

ANO @ Dusk

Plant Vogtle - 30 ish miles south of Augusta, GA

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