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Report on the Whittier-Narrows, California earthquake of October 1, 1987

J. Pantelic

Report on the Whittier-Narrows, California earthquake of October 1, 1987

by J. Pantelic

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Published by National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Whittier Narrows.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Pantelic and A. Reinhorn.
    SeriesECE -- 86-07591, Technical report ; NCEER-87-0026, Technical report (National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (U.S.)) -- NCEER-87-0026.
    ContributionsReinhorn, A., National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16583392M

    Former Whittier Daily News reporter Charles Elliott won recognition for excellence for his October first-hand account of how the Oct. 1, earthquake, in particular the Oct. 4, aftershock. The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in northern California on October 17 at p.m. local time. The shock was centered in a sparsely populated area approximately 10 mi (

      Following the October 1 Whittier Narrows earthquake in California, a rumor began to circulate that the 16 th century French “seer” Nostradamus had predicted that in May Los Angeles would experience a major earthquake due to a “planetary alignment”. This rumor seems to have stemmed from claims in the documentary-style film. In the early mission era, it came to be known as the "Pride of the Missions" and became the wealthiest of all the early missions due to its large production of crops and trading of cattle hides and wine. On October 1, the Whittier Narrows Earthquake heavily damaged the mission, but it .

    The Whittier Narrows (), Loma Prieta () and Hector Mine () quakes occurred in the month of October but earthquakes can occur all year long, at any moment. Newsroom Guidelines News Tips.   The Whittier earthquake of California on 1 October triggered all 16 accelerometers installed on the Pacoima dam. 18 Preliminary reports indicated that the peak accelerations at the dam base were in the order of gal, while those at about 80% of the dam’s height at the dam–foundation interaction interface were in the order of gal.


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Report on the Whittier-Narrows, California earthquake of October 1, 1987 by J. Pantelic Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Processed strong-motion records Whittier Narrows, California earthquake, October 1, Volume 1, USGS-NSMIN stations within 15 KM. The Whittier Narrows earthquake occurred in the southern San Gabriel Valley and surrounding communities of southern California at a.m.

PDT on October 1. The moderate magnitude blind thrust earthquake was centered several miles north of Whittier in the town of Rosemead, had a relatively shallow depth, and was 1987 book throughout southern California and southern time: a.m.

PDT. For longtime Whittier residents, Oct. 1,is the day they’ll never forget. It was a.m. when the California earthquake of October 1 Whittier Narrows earthquake struck.

Get this from a library. Strong-motion data from the October 1, Whittier Narrows earthquake. [E C Etheredge; R L Porcella; R P Maley; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. On Oct.a then-unknown fault launched an earthquake that hit Whittier causing millions of damage to building and homes in the city and surrounding cities.

Get this from a library. Processed strong-motion records, Whittier Narrows, California earthquake, October 1, volume 1, USGS-NSMIN stations within 15 KM of the epicenter. [A Gerald Brady; P N Mork; L C Seekins; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

The Whittier Narrows earthquake is probably not what many researchers and public officials would call “the big one.” But even at magnitude — smaller than the more devastating Northridge earthquake ofand smaller still than the magnitude or above megaquake experts fear will eventually strike Southern California — Whittier Narrows was still disastrous for tens of thousands.

The Whittier Narrows earthquake occurred km below and 2 km north of the Montebello oil field (Davis et al., ;Hauksson and Jones, ), which was discovered in and has, in the. Whittier Narrows earthquake. On October 1,at a.m., the Whittier Narrows earthquake struck, the epicenter being six miles (10 km) north by northwest of Whittier.

The seismic event, which registered on the moment magnitude scale, resulted in eight casualties and massive damage to uptown Whittier's historic : Los Angeles. - Explore filipeferrazcou's board "Los Angeles " on Pinterest.

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October 1, @ am-A M quake located in the Whittier Narrows region that lasted about 20 seconds and was centered near the intersection of Rosemead Blvd. and San Gabriel Blvd. Much of the damage occurred in the older Uptown Whittier area, but there was major damage throughout the Los Angeles Basin, especially in the cities of Pasadena.

Los Angeles lies in a basin in Southern California, adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, with mountains as high as 10, feet (3, m), and city, which covers about square miles (1, km 2), is the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States.

The Los Angeles metropolitan area (MSA) is home to million people, making it the second-largest County: Los Angeles. The magnitude Whittier Narrows quake killed eight people and caused $ million in damage. AP sports reporter Beth Harris contributed to this.

The San Fernando earthquake (also known as the Sylmar earthquake) occurred in the early morning of February 9 in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California. The unanticipated thrust earthquake had a magnitude of on the M s scale, and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).The event was one in a series that affected the Los Angeles area in the late Areas affected: Greater Los Angeles Area.

1 In the Whittier Narrows event, the injury rate was 26 per 1, residents in the area of severest earthquake shaking; in the Loma Prieta earthquake, the rate was per 1, in the hardest-hit area of Santa Cruz County (Bourque et al., b). 14 The Role of State and Local Government “earthquakes, faults, the people who study them, and the social institutions that grapple with how to foil the natural terrorist beneath us.” Lisa B.

Grant, University of California Irvine, in her review of Living with Earthquakes in California, in Transactions of the American Geophysical Union. National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program: Fiscal Year Activities, Federal Emergency Management Agency, report to the U.S.

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