Morgan Hill, California, earthquake of April 24, 1984

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StatementSeena N. Hoose, editor.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1639
ContributionsHoose, Seena N.
LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1639, QE535.2.U6 .B9 no. 1639
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Paginationiii, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL2343292M
LC Control Number86600306

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The Morgan Hill earthquake, a moderate-size (M_g=, ML =, M=) event, was felt throughout central California on Ap The epicenter of the earthquake was located near Halls Valley southwest of Mount Hamilton, and the event is presumed to have occurred on the Calaveras fault.

Damage, however, was concentrated near the south end of the Anderson Reservoir and in the town of. Get this from a library. The Morgan Hill, California, earthquake of Ap [Seena N Hoose;]. The Morgan Hill, California, earthquake of Ap () The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS |.

The Morgan Hill, California, earthquake (magnitude ) of 24 April ruptured a kilometer-long segment of the Calaveras fault zone to the east of San Jose. 14 rows  The Morgan Hill earthquake, also called the Halls Valley earthquake, occurred on 24 April. from California Geology, JulyVol. 37, No.

MORGAN HILL EARTHQUAKE OF APRIL By Tousson R. Toppozada, Seismologist California Division of Mines and Geology A CDMG field team of seismologists, geologists, and strong-motion technicians were in Morgan Hill within hours of the earthquake of 24 April.

UTC at UTC Location: Epicenter atkm from Seven Trees ( miles) San Francisco Bay Area, California. Morgan Hill earthquake of Ap A. Accelerogram from Morgan Hill earthquake, recorded by strong-motion accelerograph located at Halls Valley two miles north of the epicenter, showing acceleration of g.

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The Morgan Hill, California, earthquake (magnitude ) of 24 April ruptured a kilometer-long segment of the Calaveras fault zone to the east of San Jose. Although it was recognized in that an earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred on this segment in and that a repeat of this event might reasonably be expected, no short-term Cited by: Building Records from Morgan Hill Earthquake.

The dynamic response of 23 structures instrumented by the California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program was recorded during the magnitude 6. 2 (ML) Morgan Hill earthquake of 24 April The structures range in complexity from a single-story warehouse to a story office building.

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Effects of three-dimensional velocity structure on the seismicity of the Morgan Hill, California, aftershock sequence. Andrew J. Michael. Abstract. California, earthquake of 24 November Catherine M.

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Westmorland, in Southern California, was damaged by an earthquake. May 2, San Francisco rocked by the earthquake that wrecked Coalinga.

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My boss's aquarium tipped over and killed his dog in the Morgan Hill earthquake. No humans were injured or killed, but it scared the fark out of tens of thousands of people, including me. I've always respected Mother Nature since that day. She is one powerful lady.

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Geological Survey says a magnitude earthquake struck late Wednesday night and was widely felt around the Los Angeles area.

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