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The Coalinga earthquake sequence commencing May 2, 1983

The Coalinga earthquake sequence commencing May 2, 1983

(preliminary report on field investigations and data collected as of May 12, 1983)

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Published by The Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Coalinga.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Roger D. Borcherdt ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 83-511, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 83-511
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13606883M

    A moderate earthquake occurred on 10 June at (PDT) approximately 15 km northwest of Coalinga, California (Figure 1). Preliminary data indicate that the earthquake was a ML= event (located near Longitude ° N - Latitude °W) at a depth of approximately 2 km, according to the UC Berkeley Seismographic Station.   At around pm last night the City of Coalinga shook for about 10 solid seconds. Many people slept through it while others awoke to the earthquake that was centered around the King City area. People on social media networking sites such as Facebook started the chatter almost instantly when the quake began.

    earthquake injures in Coalinga, California. More Notable Events on May 2: Donald Trump and Marla Maples announce they are separating earthquake injures in Coalinga, California 1st U.S. air passenger service starts 1st science fiction film released, A Trip To The Moon Territory of Oklahoma created. During this time of a State Stay at Home Order, the City of Coalinga will continue providing all essential services. City Hall will be closed to the public beginning Monday, Ma Read on.

    The above table from to is based on "California Earthquake History present", which is a list put together by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).Updates on recent earthquakes from to the present are based on entries in magnitudes that the USGS gives for earthquakes after are similar to the famous Richter scale, in which the magnitude, more or less. Premonitory Seismicity Changes Prior to the Parkfield and Coalinga Earthquakes in Southern California. Tectonophysics, (), doi: /


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The Coalinga earthquake sequence commencing May 2, 1983 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Coalinga earthquake sequence commencing May 2, (preliminary report on field investigations and data collected as of. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY THE COALINGA EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE COMMENCING MAY 2, (Preliminary Report on Field Investigations and Data Collected as of ) Compiled by Roger D.

Borcherdt Open-File Report This report is preliminary and Cited by: 2. On May 2,Coalinga was struck by an earthquake with a moment magnitude ofwhich nearly destroyed more than homes and apartment buildings; another buildings suffered major damage, and hundreds more had minor damage.

Damage was severe in downtown Coalinga–the eight block commercial district was almost totally : Fresno. UTC magnitude, 4 km depth Coalinga, California, United States magnitude earthquake UTC at UTC. Coalinga, California Earthquake of May 2, Paperback – June 1, by Roger E.

Scholl (Editor), James Stratta (Editor) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" Format: Paperback. Proceedings of Workshop XXVII; Mechanics of the May 2, Coalinga earthquake Open-File Report By: M.J. Rymer and W.L. Ellsworth.

On May 2,an earthquake of magnitude occurred about eight miles northeast of the town of Coalinga. It was a surprise quake since no known active faults had been identified within historical time anywhere near the epicenter.

Coalinga, California, Earthquake of May 2, Reconnaissance Report Vol Issue 3 of Report (Earthquake Engineering Research Institute) Editors: Roger E. Scholl, James L. Stratta: Contributor: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute: Publisher: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Original from: the University of Michigan.

At G.m.t. May 2,a magnitude (ML) earthquake occurred about 12 km northeast of the town of Coalinga, approximately halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The shock was felt from Los Angeles to km north of Sacramento and as far east as Las Vegas.

Unlike other well-documented, major earthquakes in California in the 20th century, this event was not associated with. Coalinga, California, Earthquake May 2, Failure of the exterior walls of a building in the restricted area of heavily damaged downtown Coalinga. May 4, (Hopper, M.G.) Coalinga, California, Earthquake May 2, Failure of the two-story exterior walls adjacent to the one-story building shown in previous photo.

The Coalinga earthquake was a magnitude event on the Richter scale that struck downtown Coalinga on May 2, at in the evening. The quake was caused when Anticline Ridge, just north and northeast of town, was pushed up and out to the south about 1 to 2 feet along a reverse fault, 10 km down, that forms the core of the fold, which is known in the oil fields as the Coalinga Anticline.

Discussing the Coalinga earthquake that detroyed most of downtown Colinga and what has been done to guard against future earthquake disasters. Coalinga, California, Earthquake May 2, House displaced from its foundation.

The door is below the level of the porch and offset from the steps. The house was in the restricted area of heavily damaged downtown Coalinga. May 4, Coalinga, California, Earthquake May 2, Failed second-story exterior wall of a building in the. Earthquake Information for Coalinga, California.

Coalinga, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 3, earthquakes since The USGS database shows that there is a % chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Coalinga, CA within the next 50 years.

The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Coalinga, CA was a Magnitude. Additional Title: Coalinga Earthquake May Part 2 Description: This is video footage taken after the Coalinga Earthquake of This earthquake was devastating to the Fresno County town of Coalinga.

Rename. Coalinga earthquake seems what most news sources use and is consistent with other earthquake names. Bebestbe13 June (UTC).

It seems fine to keep it as it is, for now. --RyRy513 June (UTC) OK. Bebestbe13 June (UTC) Please elaboate on wy it is fine. I personally like the proposed title better, or California earthquake. Coalinga California Earthquake May2 [Michael Rymer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The M L ≃ earthquake that occurred near Coalinga, California, on 2 May induced changes in near-surface fault slip along the San Andreas fault.

Coseismic steps were observed by creepmeters along a km section of the San Andreas. Some of the larger aftershocks induced additional steps, both right-lateral and left-lateral, and in general the sequence disrupted observed creep at Cited by: Coalinga, Galifornia, Earthquake of May 2,19&l Reconnaissance Beporl Juuary Editot3 Fog€r E.

Sd|oll tm Jrmss L. Strdt. This paper also appears in: fhe Coalinga, California Earthquakee, J.H. Bennett and Sherburne, Editors, California Divlslon of. Isoseismal maps for the Ap Vacaville-Winters earthquake (modified from Toppozada and others, ) and the May 2, Coalinga earthquake (after Staver, ).

The Coalinga event was assigned a magnitude of by the University of California Berkeley Seismographic Stations and a magnitude of by the California Institute of. Coalinga earthquake. 63 likes. The Coalinga earthquake occurred on May 2 at exactly UTC in Coalinga, California.

The earthquake measured.We report the source parameters of the Coalinga, California, earthquake (May 2, 23h 42m s, 36°'N, °'W, km, Eaton, ) determined from long-period ( sec) surface waves recorded by the digital stations of the IDA (International Deployment of.Earthquakes in Coalinga today.

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