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

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

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., U.S. Geological Survey Information Services in Washington, D.C, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Loma Prieta,
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    StatementPaul Spudich, editor
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 1550-A, Earthquake occurrence -- A
    ContributionsSpudich, Paul, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16846297M
    LC Control Number92032287

    The Mw , Ms , Loma Prieta, California Earthquake data recorded by the USGS National Strong-Motion Network (NSMN) are available via the NSMP ftp server in the folder (directory) "_1". Data from 49 SMA-1 (3 channels) and 7 CRA-1 ( channels) recorders can be downloaded. The data are available in uncorrected or corrected form. THE LOMA PRIETA, CALIFORNIA, EARTHQUAKE OF OCTO EARTHQUAmOCCURRENCE MAIN-SHOCK CHARACTERISTICS SOURCE PARAMETERS OF' THE EARTHQUAKE, DETERMINED BY USING LONG-PERIOD SEISMIC [email protected] By Aaron A. ve1asco2, Thorne Lay, and Jiajun Zhang, University of California, Santa Cruz .

      Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake that shook the San Francisco Bay Area on Octo That particular day was an exciting one for me and my then 11 year old son.   The Loma Preita Earthquake was that second predicted earthquake. It happened October 17th on Tuesday, in GOD KNOWS WHEN THESE EARTHQUAKES WILL HAPPEN. and sometimes the will let us know in advance that they are coming. All of this is recorded in the book "WHO IS GOD, AND WHAT HAS HE EVER DONE FOR US?"Reviews: 2.

      This Is A compilation of the Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco on Octo 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}=).


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

The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo California characteristics (SuDoc I A) [U.S. Geological Survey] on Author: U.S. Geological Survey. The OctoLoma Prieta, Calif., earthquake ( G.m.t. October 18; lat º N., long º W.; km depth) had a local magnitude (M L) of abouta surface-wave magnitude (M S) ofa seismic moment of x10 19 N-m to x10 19 N-m, a source duration of 6 to 15 s, and an average stress drop of at least 50 bars.

Slip occurred on a. 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 Havach; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Get this from a library. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo main-shock characteristics.

[Paul Spudich; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. The epicenter was located near Loma Prieta peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, approximately 14 km (9 mi) northeast of Santa Cruz and 96 km (60 mi) south-southeast of San Francisco.

The Loma Prieta earthquake ended decades of tranquility in the San Francisco Bay region. On Octoat p.m. (P.d.t.) a magnitude earthquake severely shook the greater San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas. The epicenter was located approximately km (9 mi) northeast of Santa Cruz and km (60 mi) south-southeast of San Francisco, near Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

This publication contains over high. The Loma Prieta earthquake took place in Northern California on Octo — 30 years ago today. The violent quake killed 63 people in the Bay Area and injured almost 3, more.

It caused the Cypress Freeway to collapse, along with numerous buildings and part of. San Francisco–Oakland earthquake Map of the San Francisco–Oakland earthquake (also known as the Loma Prieta earthquake). The quake struck with a moment magnitude of on Octo just before the start of the third game of the World Series, which was being held at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.

On Octoa magnitude earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people and causing more than $5 billion in damages. Despite the fact that the disaster was one of the most.

Facts About the Loma Prieta Earthquake When. p.m., Tuesday, Octo The shaking lasted 20 seconds. Where. The epicenter was on the San Andreas fault roughly 56 miles south of San Francisco and 10 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, near Mt.

Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The focal depth was 11 miles (typical California earthquake focal depths are. At p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17,a magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in the forests above Aptos abruptly ended Central California's long seismic slumber.

Spudich, P. (ed.), The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo - Main shock characteristics, USGS Professional PaperDenver, CO, pp., paperback, Wallace, R.R. (ed.), The San Andreas Fault System, California, USGS Professional PaperDenver, CO, pp., paperback, the loma prieta, california, earthquake of octo earthquake occurrence main-shock characteristics strong-motion and broadband teleseismic analysis of the earthquake for rupture process and hazards assessment* contents by david j.

wald and thomas h. heaton, u.s. geological survey and donald v. helmberger. Caused by a slip along the San Andreas Fault, the quake lasted 10–15 seconds and measured on the moment magnitude scale, or on the open-ended Richter Scale. The quake killed 63 people throughout northern California, injured 3, and left some 3, people homeless.

The noontime temperature on Oct. 17,was probably no more than 85 degrees, a pleasant fall day by Houston standards. But in San Francisco, where the warmest days of the year often occur in. Chapter A. The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo - Main shock characteristics: Series title: Professional Paper: Series number: Chapter: A: DOI: /ppA: Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: U.S.

Geological Survey: Publisher location: Reston, VA: Contributing office(s) Earthquake Hazards Program, Earthquake Science Center. This has been happening for millions of years, moving at an average rate of 2 inches per year.

This motion occurs in sudden jumps during large earthquakes. During the Loma Prieta earthquake ofthe Pacific Plate moved feet to the northwest and feet upward over the North American Plate.

the october 17 earthquake Download the october 17 earthquake or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the october 17 earthquake book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. On Octothe Loma Prieta earthquake in Oakland, California resulted in the collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct carrying I (Nimitz Freeway) and the Oakland Bay Bridge carrying I, killing a total of 43 people.

Ona barge struck a pier of the bridge carrying I across the Arkansas River near Webbers Falls. 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. An analysis of aftershocks of the M Loma Prieta earthquake of 17 October, reveals a wide variety of focal the northwestern end of the aftershock zone earthquakes that apparently occurred off the main rupture plane exhibit mechanisms with predominantly reverse slip on planes nearly parallel to the San Andreas fault.A chimney on a Santa Cruz lawn, immediately after the Loma Prieta Earthquake (Photo: K.

Anderberg ) WATCH FOR KIRSTEN'S NEW BOOK ABOUT THE LOMA PRIETA QUAKE DUE OUT IN FEB. At pm, on OctoI had just come from college classes, and was on my way to pick up my 5 year old son from his after school childcare.

On This Day: Loma Prieta earthquake rattles California On Oct. 17,the most powerful California earthquake since the legendary tremblor of struck the San Francisco Bay area at the.