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There are a number of faults in the Earth's surface in New York, but the most active is the fault located near to 125th street in Manhattan.

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Q: Where is the earthquake fault found in New York city?
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What is the name of the earthquake fault line in new york city?

It's the 125th Street Fault. Not very creative, but hey.

Why dont earthquakes happen in the city of New York?

Earthquake are caused by the shifting of earth's plates. Where these plates meet is called a fault. Since there are only 7 major plates that create the earth, there are not many faults. In order for a city to experience an earthquake they must be close to a fault line. And since, New York City is not, they do not experience earth quakes.

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The epicenter of the earthquake was New York city.

What major city is at risk because of the earthquake history of the Anatolian fault?

the Anatolian fault spans the northern boarder of Turkey. But Istanbul is the largest city to possibly be affected.

Why did the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 happen?

The San Fransisco earthquake ocurred due to movement along the fault that the city rests upon; the San Andreas fault. A plate movement caused a large earthquake, which fires resulted from.

Why doesn't New York get earthquakes?

New York City is not on a fault line, which is where earthquakes happen.

How many active fault line are in NCR?

Due to this, many people are afraid of a major earthquake along Marikina Fault. Thankfully, PHIVOLCS drew maps of Marikina Fault, which shows where the fault lines are. Based on a PHIVOLCS documents, Marikina Fault passes through Laguna, Muntinlupa City, Quezon City, Montalban (Rodriguez) Marikina City, San Mateo, Pasig City and Taguig City.

Why does New York City not have many Earthquakes?

It is not located on or near a fault line.

What state is the city of New York found in?

New York

Where in Britain is coal found?

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Did an earthquake ever happened in new york city?

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What states have a city named New York?

There is only one New York City and it is found in New York State.

Why doesn't New York City have earthquakes?

Earthquakes are caused by the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates (sections of the earth's crust) against one another. New York does not lie near enough to a fault line (the point where tectonic plates meet) to be affected by these movements. For more information on tectonic plate, fault lines, and how earthquakes work, type, "earthquake" into Wikipedia.

Who found New York''city''?

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Which country is New York Times Building found?

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What made the San Francisco earthquake happen?

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was devastating for the city, as it caused widespread fires and killed many people. A rupture in the San Andreas Fault was responsible for the quake.

When did the Dutch found New York City?

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