EPS 20 L11

EPS 20 L11 - Northridge earthquake LA region M 6.7 56 dead...

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1 What’s with the wiggles? What’s with the wiggles? What generates them? Reading: Bolt Ch 4 p101-107 and Ch5 What’s with the wiggles? Northridge earthquake LA region January 17, 1994 M 6.7 56 dead 1500 seriously injured 12,500 structures damaged cost $15 billion What’s with the wiggles? The Big Bend The Big Bend What’s with the wiggles? Northridge earthquake January 17 th , 1994 Magnitude 6.7 56 deaths $15 billion costs Big LA earthquakes in the last few decades What’s with the wiggles? Northridge earthquake Aftershock zone Defines the area of the fault that ruptured 1933 Long Beach ± Field Act improving safety of CA schools What’s with the wiggles? Northridge earthquake
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2 What’s with the wiggles? Fault map Northridge earthquake San Fernando Valley Santa Susanna and Santa Monica Mountains formed by Blind Thrust faults What’s with the wiggles? Thrust fault
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course EPS 20 taught by Professor Allen during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.

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EPS 20 L11 - Northridge earthquake LA region M 6.7 56 dead...

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