Definition of seismicity
: the relative frequency and distribution of earthquakes
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Other industrial activities can induce seismicity too, such as building large reservoirs and mining, though none of those causes are emphasized in the latest USGS report.
Seismicity reached a peak at about 2200 Z (2:00 PM ADT) yesterday and has been gradually declining since.
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