Earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States .



Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Publisher: [Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor] in [Denver, Colo.?]

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Subjects:

  • Soil liquefaction -- Washington (State) -- Seattle.,
  • Earthquake hazard analysis -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cenozoic.

Edition Notes

Statementby W. Paul Grant, William J. Perkins, and T. Leslie Youd.
SeriesOpen-file report -- 91-441-T., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 91-441-T.
ContributionsGrant, W. Paul., Perkins, William J., Youd, T. Leslie., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 44 leaves
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17679596M

  Donovan Kelly, a spokesman for the Geological Survey in Reston, Va., said this part of the Northwest had experienced a quake on Nov. 5, , and another of . Earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. F, GIS applications in seismic loss es Robust regional phase association [microform] / by Carl E. Johnson, Allan G. Lindh, and Barry Hirshorn; Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for the state of California [microform] / . The geology of the Pacific Northwest includes the composition (including rock, minerals, and soils), structure, physical properties and the processes that shape the Pacific Northwest region of North region is part of the Ring of Fire: the subduction of the Pacific and Farallon Plates under the North American Plate is responsible for many of the area's scenic features as well as.   This really excellent book covers history, science and preparedness for earthquakes and tsunamis in the Pacific Northwest region. From the history, I loved the way they solved, down to the hour, the last major earthquake (magnitude to ) in the area. Color images would have been nice. Highly recommended!/5().

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Earthquake Hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States Compiled by A. Rogers TJ. Walsh W.J. Kockelman GJl.

Priest THE POTENTIAL FOR GREAT EARTHQUAKES IN OREGON AND WASHINGTON: AN OVERVIEW OF RECENT COASTAL GEOLOGIC STUDIES AND THEIR BEARING ONCited by: a| Earthquake hazards of the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

n| H, p| Engineering characterization of earthquake strong ground motions with applications to the Pacific Northwest h| [microform] / c| by Walter J. Silva, Ivan G. Wong, and Robert B. Darragh. earthquake preparedness, response, and recovery.

A catastrophic earthquake of that magnitude in an urban area of the United States would impact millions of people and cause profound social and economic impacts.

The Federal government Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards: Planning and Preparing for the Next Disaster. Earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. F, GIS applications in seismic loss estimation model for Portland, Oregon water and sewer systems [microform] / by Leon R.L.

Wang, Joyce C.C. Wang, and Isao Ishibashi U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey [Denver, CO] Get this from a library. Earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

L, Techniques for reducing earthquake hazards: an introduction. [William J Kockelman; A M Rogers; Geological Survey (U.S.);].

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards. Petersen M.D., Cramer C.H., Frankel A.D.

() Simulations of Seismic Hazard for the Pacific Northwest of the United States from Earthquakes Associated with the Cascadia Subduction Zone. In: Matsu’ura M., Mora P., Donnellan A., Yin X. (eds) Earthquake Processes: Physical Modelling, Numerical Simulation and Data Analysis Part I.

Pageoph. An earthquake this large would be expected to occur along the coast of Washington or Oregon. Although we have no record of such large earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest within the last years, some scientists believe that rocks and sediments exposed along the coasts of.

Untilthe state of Oregon had no seismic code, and few places in the Pacific Northwest had one appropriate to a magnitude earthquake until The vast majority of. State geological surveys often have maps of other earthquake hazards, such as those from landslides, liquefaction, or tsunamis.

This map lets you compare your earthquake shaking hazard with other areas in the United States. This map does not predict when any earthquake will occur and does not show information for a single earthquake. Get this from a library. Earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

B, Cenozoic evolution of the continental margin of Oregon and Washington. [P D Snavely; Ray E Wells; A M Rogers; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Latest earthquakes map and list (past 24 hours, M+) from the ANSS (Advanced National Seismic System).

Tap/click on "gear icon" for options and settings. Interactive fault map and comprehensive geologically based information on known or suspected active faults and folds in the United States.

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Geological Survey Professional Paper ; )Author: A. Rogers. Living with earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest / Robert S. Yeats—2nd ed.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Earthquake hazard analysis—Northwest, Pacific. Earthquakes—Safety measures. Printed in the United States of America. Oregon State University Press. Waldo Hall. The Cascadia earthquake occurred along the Cascadia subduction zone on January 26 with an estimated moment magnitude of – The megathrust earthquake involved the Juan de Fuca Plate from mid-Vancouver Island, south along the Pacific Northwest coast as far as northern length of the fault rupture was about 1, kilometers ( miles), with an average slip of 20 meters.

The red polygon is the reporting region for this map; the black polygon is the authoritative region of the PNSN. Events inside the authoritative network are rendered as cirlces; events outside the authoritative region but inside the reporting region are rendered as squares.

UTC magnitude, 0 km depth Coburg, Oregon, United States magnitude earthquake UTC at Decem UTC. We investigate the impact of different rupture and attenuation models for the Cascadia subduction zone by simulating seismic hazard models for the Pacific Northwest of the U.S.

at 2% probability of exceedance in 50 years. We calculate the sensitivity of hazard (probabilistic ground motions) to the source parameters and the attenuation relations for both intraslab and interface earthquakes and.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Earthquake Hazards in the Pacific Northwest of the United States Compiled by A.

Rogers TJ. Walsh W.J. Kockelman GJt. Priest CENOZOIC EVOLUTION OF THE CONTINENTAL MARGIN OF OREGON AND WASHINGTON BY PARKE D. SNAVELY, JR1 AND RAY E. WELLSI Open-File Report B. At any given time, a massive earthquake could strike the coast of the northwestern United States and southwestern Canada, the site of the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Scientists have long known about the potential earthquake threat to major population centers like Portland, Ore., Seattle, Wash., and Vancouver, British Columbia. But scientists thought that the likely place for such a quake was off.

A Massive Earthquake Is Coming to Cascadia—And It Can’t Be Stopped But it can be anticipated and mitigated. Meet four guardians of the Pacific Northwest.

The last major earthquake to hit in the region was in the year ; its effects could be felt all the way across the Pacific Ocean. With the region experiencing 41. David Applegate talked about concerns that an earthquake such as the temblor that struck Japan on Macould occur in the U.S.

He responded to. The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress inand the USGS Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) was established by Congress as a NEHRP facility. The USGS and its partners monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and.

13km NNE of Redwood Valley, CA /12/16 UTC. /12/15 PST. The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) leads the federal government’s efforts to reduce the fatalities, injuries and property losses caused by earthquakes.

Congress established NEHRP indirecting that four federal agencies coordinate their complementary activities to implement and maintain the program. Even though the slab earthquakes beneath western Washington have caused most of the damage and loss of life in the Pacific Northwest, the general belief is that the Juan de Fuca Plate beneath the edge of the North American continent is not capable of storing enough strain energy to produce earthquakes much larger than the M event of April.

— We investigate the impact of different rupture and attenuation models for the Cascadia subduction zone by simulating seismic hazard models for the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. at 2% probability of exceedance in 50 years. We calculate the sensitivity of hazard (probabilistic ground motions) to the source parameters and the attenuation relations for both intraslab and interface earthquakes.

Editor's Note: AIR is releasing a substantially updated earthquake model for the United States in the summer of This article provides an overview of the enhancements made to the hazard module, including a discussion on the newly available seismic hazard data that has been incorporated and how it affects the seismic risk in California, the Pacific Northwest, and the New.

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The Pacific Northwest of the United States is at risk from a potentially massive earthquake that could strike any time. Subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate beneath North America produces active volcanoes, but large earthquakes only hit every to years.

The last was inwith an estimated magnitude of around 9. out of 5 stars Best book on quakes in Pacific Northwest, in fact on subduction zone hazards Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified PurchaseReviews: 8.UTC magnitude, 0 km depth Bethel, Washington, United States magnitude earthquake UTC at Novem UTC.