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EQsmidterm1 - Ch. 1: Lisbon earthquake: November 1, 1755;...

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Ch. 1: Lisbon earthquake: November 1, 1755; Portugal Darwin- experienced earthquake in Chile while on HMS Beagle Francis L. Parker- South Carolina earthquake 1906 San Francisco Earthquake long rupture of San Andreas 3 days fire 8.25 1989 Santa Cruz Mountains (Loma Prieta) October 17, 1989 World Series Full pattern of strong shaking measured by strong-motion accelerometers 7.1 Alaskan earthquakes: Good Friday, March 27. 1964 Parallel to Aleutian trench Tsunami November 3, 2002 Strongest EQ ever recorded in Alaska 7.9 Denali fault—right-lateral Pipeline accommodated slip Types of seismic waves: Body waves P waves (primary) Faster Alternately pushes and pulls the rock Can travel through solid and liquid S waves (secondary) Shears the rock sideways at right angles to direction of travel Cannot propagate in liquid When they move through layers of rock, they are reflected or refracted at the interfaces between rock types Surface waves Love wave
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course GEOL 240Lxg taught by Professor 12:30-01:50pm during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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