Induced Seismic Activity in Canada Fact Sheet

Publication #: 2017-0010

Published: FEB 2017

Pages: 2p.

Filed Under: Communications, Natural Gas

Induced seismicity refers to seismicity caused by human activity. Micro-seismicity is generally defined as seismicity of magnitude less than 3, as measured on the Richter scale. Anomalous induced seismicity refers to seismic events caused by human activity that is unusual or inconsistent with what is expected.

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