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1 7.2: Ch. 6 – Some EQs in Western North America Date: _________ DVD: “Killer Quake” , NOVA, 1994 Question #1: What year did the first large EQ occur in Los Angeles and about how many years passed before the next large EQ occurred? First large EQ was in 1933 (Long Beach) then it was about 40 years until the next large EQ. Question #2: What is the name of the blind thrust fault that runs directly under downtown Los Angeles?
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Unformatted text preview: It is called the Elysian Park Fault. Question #3: How many miles of gas and water pipelines run under Los Angeles? Over 2000 miles. Question #4: According to a study commissioned by the state (of California), if a 7 Mw EQ occurs along the blind thrust fault from question #2 above, how many people would be left homeless? More than 1,000,000 people....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course AATM 200 taught by Professor Landin during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Albany.

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