CISRG Database

(Statistical database related to Induced Seismicity)

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Reservoir Induced Seismicity (up to 1990) after Guha and Patil, 1992

No. Name of Dam, Country Dam Location Reservoir max. depth (m) M (max) Date d-m-y
1 Akosombo, Ghana 07.50N 00.25E 109 5.3 11.64
2 Almendra, Spain 41.21N 06.16W 185 2 01.72
3 Arimine, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
4 Asahi (GIFU) N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
5 Aswan, Egypt N/A 111 5.6 14.11.81
6 Bajina Basta, Yugoslavia 43.97N 19.37E 81 4.8 03.07.67
7 Benmoew, New Zealand 44.40S 170.23E 96 5 07.07.66
8 Bhatsa, India 19.51N 73.42E 58 4.8 15.09.83
9 Blowering, Australia 35.50S 148.00E 95 3.5 06.01.73
10 Cabin Creek, USA 39.62N 105.72W 46 2 68
11 Cajuru, Brazil 20.30S 44.70W 21 4.7 23.01.72
12 Camarillas, Spain 38.36N 01.65W 44 4.1 15.04.64
13 Canelles, Spain 42.03N 00.65E 132 4.7 09.06.62
14 Charvak, Uzbekistan Near Tashkent 130 4 15.03.77
15 Clark Hill, USA 33.85N 82.38W 54 4.3 02.08.74
16 Contra, Switzerland 46.23N 08.83E 190 3 10.65
17 Coyote Valley, USA 39.23N 123.17W 22 5.2 06.06.62
18 Danjiangkou, China 32.69N 111.08E 86 4.7 29.11.73
19 Eguzon,. France N/A 61 3.5 N/A
20 El Cenajo, Spain 38.38N 02.23W 75 N/A 73
21 El Grado, Spain 42.38N 00.17E 85 N/A N/A
22 Emosson, Switzerland 46.09N 06.91E 170 3 73-74
23 Eucumbene, Australia 36.08S 148.72E 106 5 18.05.59
24 Fairfield, USA 34.34N 81.32W 49 2.8 10.78
25 Flaming Gorge, USA 41.25N 109.50W 139 Decrease in microseismicity N/A
26 Foziling, China N/A 74 4.5 11.08.73
27 Ghirni, India 18.37N 76.38E 15 2 N/A
28 Glen Canyon, USA 37.07N 11.22W 178 Decrease in microseismicity N/A
29 Gordon River Power Development Storage, Tasmania, Australia N/A 140 N/A N/A
30 Grancarevo, Yugoslavia 42.75N 18.48E 105 3 68-70
31 Grandval, France 44.97N 03.10E 78 V 05.08.63
32 Hendrik Verwoerd, S.Africa 30.63S 25.78E 55 2 71
33 Hitotsuse, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
34 Hoover, USA 36.13N 114.43W 191 5 10.03.40
35 Huangshi, China N/A 40 2.3 21.09.74
36 Idukki, India 09.83N 76.97E 166 3.5 02.07.77
37 Ingouri, Russia Caucasus 270 4.4 12.79
38 Itezhitezhi, Zambia 15.79S 25.07E 62 4.2 13.05.78
39 Izvorul Muntelui-Bicaz,Romania N/A 127 2 N/A
40 Jocasse, USA 34.98N 82.94W 107 3.7 25.08.79
41 Kadana, India 23.30N 73.80E 58 2.5 N/A
42 Kamafusa, Japan 38.15N 140.50E 42 3 N/A
43 Kariba, Zambia/Zimbabwe 16.93S 27.93E 122 6.2 23.09.63
44 Kastraki, Greece 38.67N 21.70E 91 4.6 N/A
45 Keban, Turkey 38.82N 39.33E 182 3 06.73
46 Keowee, USA 34.80N 82.89W 53 3.8 13.07.71
47 Kerr, USA 47.70N 114.17W 54 4.9 28.07.71
48 Kinnersani, India 17.68N 80.67E 62 5.3 13.04.69
49 Koyna, India 17.62N 73.76E 100 7 10.12.67
50 Kremasta, Greece 38.90N 21.53E 120 6.3 05.02.66
51 Kurobe, Japan 36.53N 137.65E 180 4.9 19.08.61
52 Kuzuryu, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
53 LaCohilla, Spain 43.21N 04.54W 98 N/A 75
54 Leroy Anderson, USA N/A 72 Decrease in foreshocks and aftershocks 73
55 Makio, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
56 Mangalam, India 10.63N 76.52E 29 3 63
57 Mangla, Pakistan 33.22N 73.68E 104 3.6 28.05.67
58 Manicouagan3, Canada 50.11N 68.65W 96 4.1 23.10.75
59 Marathon, Greece 38.18N 23.90E 60 5.7 20.07.38
60 Mica, Canada 52.07N 118.30W 191 4.1 05.01.74
61 Midono, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
62 Miomote, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
63 Mississippi River Valley, USA N/A N/A past earthquakes N/A
64 Monteynard, France 44.90N 05.70E 125 4.9 25.04.63
65 Mula, India 19.37N 74.62E 44 1.5 72
66 Magarjunsagar, India 16.46N 79.20E 114 3.5 N/A
67 Nagawado, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
68 Nanchong, China N/A 45 2.8 25.07.74
69 Narugo, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
70 Nurek, Tajikistan 38.42N 69.27E 285 4.6 27.11.72
71 Ohkura, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
72 Oroville, USA 39.53N 121.43W 204 5.7 01.08.75
73 Ouedd Fodda, Algeria 36.02N 01.60E 83 3 05.33
74 Palisades, USA 43.23N 111.12W 67 3.7 10.06.66
75 Parambikulam, India 10.38N 76.80E 66 3 N/A
76 Piastra, Italy 44.21N 07.21E 84 4.4 07.04.66
77 Pieve de Cadore, Italy 46.45N 12.41E 98 V 13.01.60
78 Porto Colombia, Brazil 20.12S 48.35W 50 5.1 24.02.74
79 Qianjin, China N/A 50 3 20.10.71
80 RockyReach, USA 7.78N 120.17W 53 N/A N/A
81 Sainte-Croix, France N/A 85 2.2 N/A
82 San Louis, USA 37.07N 121.13W 104 N/A N/A
83 Sanford, USA 35.63N 101.67W 67 N/A N/A
84 Schlegeis, Austria 47.07N 11.77E 113 2 04.73
85 Sefia Rud, Iran 36.75N 49.37E 80 4.7 02.08.68
86 Serre-Poncen, France N/A 129 3.3 23.08.66
87 Sharavathy, India 14.10N 76.82E 38 2 N/A
88 Shasta, USA 40.77N 122.30W 152 2 N/A
89 Chenwo, China N/A 50 4.8 02.12.74
90 Sholayar, India 10.31N 76.77E 59 2 N/A
91 Sriramsagar dam, India 19.00N 78.33E 43 3.2 21.07.84
92 Talbingo, Australia 35.72S 148.33E 142 3.5 06.01.73
93 Tarbela, Pakistan 34.13N 72.79E 137 3 N/A
94 Tohri, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
95 Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan 41.74N 72.79E 185 2.5 N/A
96 Tsengwen, Taiwan 23.31N 120.65E 124 3 N/A
97 Uchkawa, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
98 Ukai, India 21.25N 73.72E 64 3 N/A
99 Vajont, Italy 46.27N 12.38E 232 3 63
100 Varragamba, Australia 33.97S 150.42E 104 5.4 09.03.73
101 Vidra Lotru, Romania N/A 121 2.8 N/A
102 Vidraru-Arges, Romania N/A 167 2.8 N/A
103 Volta Grande, Brazil 20.14N 48.05W 32 5.1 24.02.74
104 Vouglans, France 46.42N 05.68E 112 4.4 21.06.71
105 Hsifengchiang, China 23.78N 114.58E 80 6.1 18.03.62
106 Yuda, Japan N/A N/A >3.5 N/A
107 Zhelin, China N/A 62 3.2 14.10.72