The seismic-historic microzoning as a fundamental complement to seismic hazard evaluation

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Universidad Central de Venezuela, School of Anthropology, and Venezuelan Society of History of Geosciences, Caracas, Venezuela
Universidad de Los Andes, Geophysics Laboratory, and Foundation for Seismic Risk Prevention (FUNDAPRIS), Caracas, Venezuela

This paper discusses the needs to start a review process about the historical seismicity in Venezuela, from a different perspective to that used for compilation of already existent catalogues, with an interpretation intended to be more precise than exhibited by isoseismic curves assigned to most important earthquakes.

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