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Earthquake focal mechanisms in the southeastern United States

Stewart Allen Guinn

Earthquake focal mechanisms in the southeastern United States

by Stewart Allen Guinn

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Published by Division of Reactor Safety Research, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, Springfield, Va. : available from National Technical Information Service .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismology -- Southern States.,
  • Earthquakes -- Southern States.,
  • Geophysics -- Dissertations -- 1978.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stewart Allen Guinn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 150 leaves :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16400469M

    Focal-mechanism solutions for earthquakes north of latitude 40° N along the Wasatch Mountain front, which includes our study area, indicate predominantly normal faulting, whereas those to the. Special Earthquakes, Earthquake Sequences, and Fault Zones Compilations of information about significant earthquakes, swarms or sequences, and fault zones of interest. Search Earthquake Catalog View historic seismicity, find past earthquakes that meet your criteria. Various output formats, and links to earthquake details.

    In this study, we apply a multiple‐event relocation method to produce a catalog of central Oklahoma earthquakes from late through Regional moment tensor (RMT) source parameters were determined for of the largest and best recorded earthquakes. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section U.S. Geological Survey Federal Center, Box Denver, CO Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Nicholson, Craig. Earthquake hazard associated with deep well injection: a report to the U.S.

    The calculated focal mechanism indicates reverse faulting with a small component of strike-slip, on two possible fault planes, either dipping 43° to the north or 52° to the southeast. Uplift associated with the earthquake has been measured using SAR interferometry. The results are consistent with a fault that did not reach the surface. dilatational quadrants for 14 southern Great Basin focal mechanisms of 23 Figure Left Side: Plots of fixed-depth and free-depth epicenters for HYPO71 hypocenters for selected earthquakes for which focal mechanisms were prepared. Right Side: Plots of RMS traveltime residual as a function of assumed depth of focus.


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Earthquake focal mechanisms in the southeastern United States by Stewart Allen Guinn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Earthquake focal mechanisms in the southeastern United States. Washington, D.C.: The Commission: Available from GPO Sales Program, Division of Technical Information and Document Control, U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission ; Springfield, Va. In the United States, a large earthquake tore down building in the late in Charleston, SC; the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone sees atleast a thousand small earthquakes each year; and the largest earthquake in the continental U.S.

occurred along the New. Utilizing 75 high quality individual earthquake focal plane mechanisms and 10 formal stress inversions we investigate the consistency of regional stress orientations in the central and eastern United States and southeastern Canada, the variation of relative stress magnitudes across the region and the compatibility of slip on optimally-oriented nodal planes with frictional faulting by: Here is a new, state-of-the-art guide for assessing earthquake sources throughout the contiguous United States.

Because the relevant literature on the geological aspects of earthquake assessment has become so extensive in recent years, scientists should welcome this timely and compact group of new, useful syntheses of current knowledge addressing recent developments in the principal.

Utilizing 75 high quality individual earthquake focal plane mechanisms and 10 formal stress inversions we investigate the consistency of regional stress orientations in the central and eastern United States and southeastern Canada, the variation of relative stress magnitudes across the region and the compatibility of slip on optimally-oriented nodal planes with frictional faulting by: Published and unpublished in situ stress measurements and studies of earthquake focal mechanisms in the southeastern United States are reviewed.

22 hours ago  A magnitude earthquake shook parts of North Carolina and several other states in the southeastern United States on Aug. 9, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The National Weather. The M L = 29 June Little Skull Mountain earthquake occurred in the southern Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, within 20 km of a potential national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

While microseismicity in the immediate epicentral vicinity occurred for years prior to the mainshock, foreshock activity (M L. The NovemM Albania earthquake occurred as the result of thrust faulting near the convergent boundary of the Africa and Eurasia plates. Focal mechanism solutions indicate reverse slip on a shallow or steeply dipping fault.

Northwest-Southeast striking reverse faulting is consistent with the tectonics of the region. 22 hours ago  SPARTA, NC — A magnitude earthquake, among the strongest ever to hit the southeastern states, was reported in North Carolina Sunday morning.

The United States Geological Survey said it had a. Utilizing 75 high quality individual earthquake focal plane mechanisms and 10 formal stress inversions we investigate the consistency of regional stress orientations in the central and eastern United States and southeastern Canada, the variation of relative stress magnitudes across the region and the compatibility of slip on optimally-oriented nodal planes with frictional faulting theory.

Earthquake focal mechanisms in the southeastern United States / By S. (Stewart Allen) Guinn, Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Geophysical Sciences. and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Division of Reactor Safety Research. The aftershock sequence of the Mineral, Virginia earthquake: temporal and spatial distribution, focal mechanisms, regional stress, and the role of Coulomb stress transfer. Bull. Seismol.

The focal mechanism of an earthquake describes the deformation in the source region that generates the seismic waves. In the case of a fault -related event it refers to the orientation of the fault plane that slipped and the slip vector and is also known as a fault-plane solution.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: S. (Stewart Allen) Guinn. Since the middle of August, natural disasters have struck multiple times in Mexico, the Caribbean, and the southeastern United States.

Each new hurricane or earthquake. Preliminary focal mechanisms for the earthquake indicates slip occurred on either a shallow, south-dipping thrust fault, or on a steep, north dipping reverse fault. At the latitude of this earthquake, the Sunda and Australia plates converge in a north-south direction at a rate of about 70 mm/yr.

Part Q: Relocation of instrumentally recorded pre earthquakes in the South Carolina region; Part R: Seismicity near Charleston, South Carolina, March to December ; Part S: Regenerate faults of small Cenozoic offset - Probable earthquake sources in the southeastern United States.

A massive dataset of over focal mechanisms of crustal earthquakes with M ≥ in the Greek region was employed to resolve the contemporary stress-field using a damped least-squares inversion.

On May 3,a major earthquake shook much of the southwest United States and Mexico, an area of nearly two million square kilometers (Figure 1). This seismic event, with an estimated magnitude of (DuBois and Sbar, in press), caused 51 deaths in northern Sonora, and major destruction of property in southeast Arizona, as well as adjacent.

# Introduced support for 14 more earthquake data sources bringing the total number to # Introducing new call-out - a lot of functionality is available from the Map screen.

# Updated look and feel for the Earthquakes list. # Shows moment tensors and focal mechanisms on Map's call-outs (where available).

# A lot of other minor improvements. The southeastern United States should, by all means, be relatively quiet in terms of seismic activity.

It's located in the interior of the North American Plate, far away from plate boundaries.Earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. D, Focal mechanisms of western Washington earthquakes and their relationship to regional tectonic stress.

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