October 1935 Helena, USA Images

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Location: almost directly beneath Helena. Affected area: 363,000 square kilometers. Damage: $4 million. A series of earthquakes beginning on October 3, 1935, shook the area. The strongest of the shocks was on October 18. Several shocks of lesser intensity were followed by a second strong earthquake on October 31 that destroyed many buildings that had been previously damaged. The shocks continued with additional strong shocks on November 21 and November 28.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: October 1935 Helena, USA Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 46.6
S: 46.6
E: -112.0
W: -112.0
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: October 1935 Helena, USA Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Continent > North America > United States of America > Montana
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: October 1935 Helena, USA Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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