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The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 : main-shock characteristics

The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 : main-shock characteristics

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Published by Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes - California - Loma Prieta region

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    ContributionsSpudich, P.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22038199M

    The Loma Prieta earthquake (epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains northwest of San Juan Bautista, California) caused significant damage in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reportedly claimed, twelve hours after the event, that it had "forecast" this earthquake in a report the previous year. []. Earthquake prediction: | | | Part of |a series| on | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the.

    Minimum Earthquake Magnitude Although M is the smallest earthquake magnitude represented in Table and Appendix C, sand boils in the dry lake bed of Soda Lake, a quarry-tailing deposit, were observed following an M aftershock of the Loma Prieta earthquake (Sims and Garvin, )â the minimum magnitude earthquake reported to. J. W. Rudnicki and M. Wu, "Use of Stress Drop Models to Interpret Geodolite/Global Positioning System and Leveling Measurements at Loma Prieta", in The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo Main Shock Characteristics: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper A, edited by P. Spudich, pp. AA,

    Wald, David J. and Heaton, Thomas H. and Helmberger, Donald V. () Strong-Motion and Broadband Teleseismic Analysis of the Earthquake for Rupture Process and Hazards Assessment. In: The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo main-shock characteristics. U.S. Geological Survey Professional by: 1. The Loma Prieta earthquake (epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains northwest of San Juan Bautista, California) caused significant damage in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reportedly claimed, twelve hours after the event, that it had "forecast" this earthquake in a report the previous : David J Strumfels.


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The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 : main-shock characteristics Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred on California’s Central Coast on October 17 at p.m. local time ( UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz on: 8–15 seconds.

The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo main-shock characteristics (SuDoc I A) [U.S. Geological Survey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : U.S. Geological Survey. Get this from a library. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo main-shock characteristics.

[Paul Spudich; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Get this from a library. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo main-shock characteristics. [Paul Spudich; W H Bakun; William H Prescott; George A.

Arias Intensity Assessment of Liquefaction Test Sites on the Earthquake of October 17 Side of San Francisco Bay Affected by the Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of 17 October ROBERT E.

KAYEN 1 and JAMES K. MITCHELL 2. 1 Research Civil Engineer, US. Geological Survey, Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA U.S.A. [email protected] Uncompacted artificial-fill deposits on the east side of San Francisco Bay suffered severe levels of soil liquefaction during the Loma Prieta earthquake of 17 October Damaged areas included Cited by: The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in northern California on October 17 at p.m.

local time. The shock was centered in a sparsely populated area approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta peak in the Santa Cruz a maximum Modified Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), and a. The Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco area on Octocausing 63 deaths and $10 billion worth of damage.

This book reviews existing research on the Loma Prieta quake and draws from it practical lessons that could be applied to other earthquake-prone areas of the country.

The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at p.m. local time ( UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz ude: Mw.

The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo Liquefaction SOIL LIQUEFACTION IN THE EAST BAY DURING THE EARTHQUAKE By Robert E. Kayen, U.S. Geological Survey; James K. Mitchell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Raymond B. Seed, University of California, Berkeley; and Shin'ya Nishio, Shimizu Corp.

Reprinted From. @article{osti_, title = {The OctoLoma Prieta Earthquake: Effects on selected power and industrial facilities}, author = {Swan, S.W. and Roche, T.R. and Schiff, A.J.}, abstractNote = {The Loma Prieta Earthquake of Tuesday, Octowas the most damaging seismic event in California since the great San Francisco Earthquake of Full text of "The Loma Prieta (Santa Cruz mountains), California, earthquake of 17 October " See other formats.

The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo main-shock characteristics. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo forecasts. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo preseismic observations. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo aftershocks and postseismic effects.

Damage to pavement and near-surface utility pipes caused by the 17 October Loma Prieta earthquake provides evidence for ground deformation in a km 2 area near the southwest margin of the Santa Clara Valley, California (USA).

A total of damage sites, collected from more than 30 sources, are concentrated in four zones, three of which are near previously mapped by: 2. Kayen R.E., Mitchell J.K. () Arias Intensity Assessment of Liquefaction Test Sites on the East Side of San Francisco Bay Affected by the Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of 17 October In: El-Sabh M.I., Venkatesh S., Lomnitz C., Murty T.S.

(eds) Earthquake Cited by: Abstract. The authors determined the source characteristics of the Oct. 18, Loma Prieta, California, earthquake using teleseismic data.

The solution from body waves gives a mechanism with dip=70{degree}, rake={degree}, and strike={degree}, and a seismic moment of 3{times}10{sup 26} dyne-cm (M{sub w}=). The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in northern California on October 17 at p.m.

local time. The shock was centered in a sparsely populated area approximately 10 mi ( The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo Strong ground motion and ground failure. Professional Paper describes the effects at the land surface caused by the Loma Prieta earthquake.

Full text of "Planning for the next one: hearings of the California Seismic Safety Commission on the Loma Prieta earthquake of Octo " See other formats. ^ Kanamori, H.; Satake, K. (), "Broadband study of the source characteristics of the earthquake", The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo - Main Shock Characteristics, USGS Professional Paper A, Earthquake Occurrence, United States Government Printing Office, pp.

Tipo: Oblikva-deglito. The Online Books Page. Browsing subject area: Earthquakes -- Turkey (Exclude extended shelves)Earthquakes -- Turkey (Exclude extended shelves).Postseismic relaxation following the MS Loma Prieta earthquake, central California Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres (B8) August with 78 Reads.Between Octoand Octoaftershocks of the Loma Prieta earthquake were recorded at five locations on a variety of site conditions in the West Oakland, California region.