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Study Sheet #3 (New material since MII) Famous Earthquakes Read about these in your text – be able to iden3fy from a brief descrip3on. What makes an earthquake famous? Size, Deaths, Learned Something. Foreign: 1923 Kanto, Japan 1929 Grand Banks, Canada 1960 Agadir, Morocco 1960 Southern Chile 1975 Haicheng, China 1976 Tangshan, China 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami
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Domes3c (not in California) 1811‐1812 New Madrid, Missouri 1886 Charleston, South Carolina 1964 Alaska Domes3c California 1812 San Juan Capistrano 1971 San Fernando 1857 Fort Tejon 1989 Loma Prieta 1872 Owens Valley 1992 Landers 1906 San Francisco 1994 Northridge 1933 Long Beach
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Earthquake Predic3on Sta3s3cal Methods Based on recurrence intervals From Gutenberg‐Richter distribu3on of small events From paleoseismic measurements of old earthquakes Based on seismic gaps Based on 3dal triggering
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Determinis3c Methods Physical precursors based on dilatancy‐diffusion model Vp/Vs Electrical resis3vity (Ohms law V=IR ) Changes in water level in wells Changes in water chemistry – radon
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