Seismological Bulletin 2005. Local Earthquakes Recorded by Polish Seismological Stations
The majority of seismic events recorded in Poland are caused by mining activity in theUpper Silesian Coal Basin and Lubin Copper Basin. Induced seismicity is observedless frequently in the Rybnik Coal District and Bełchatów Open-Pit Mining area.The series of local earthquakes that began on November 30, 2004, of localmagnitude M = 4.4, macroseismic intensity Io = 7 in the southern margin of theintramontane Orawa-Nowy Targ Basin, Western Carpathians, have been still recordedin 2005, mainly in January and February (Guterch 2006, 2007). The strongestaftershocks did not exceed macroseismic intensity 5 in the EMS scale.
B. Guterch, Local earthquakes recorded by Polish seismological stations in 2005, 3
Upper Silesian Coal Basin 2005, 13
Lubin Copper Basin 2005, 130
Bełchatów 2005, 165
Western Carpathians 2005, 167