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Unformatted text preview: Andreas fault; a lot of damage caused by fire Owens Valley (Long Pine) (1872) M>8; normal faulting Charleston SC (1886) max intensity X; largest earthquake on east coast; no plate boundary; widely felt (Boston) New Madrid, Missouri (1811-1812) 3 earthquakes M = 7.5, 7.3, 7.8; not on plate boundary; maybe continental rifting Long Beach (1933) M about 7; Field Act (Zoning); brick buildings = bad San Fernando (1971) engineering lessons...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2009 for the course GEOL 240Lxg at USC.