total amplification expected Los Angeles region

map showing total amplification expected Los Angeles region

Detailed Description

Two important local geologic factors that affect the level of shaking experienced in earthquakes are (1) the softness of the surface rocks and (2) the thickness of surface sediments. This image of the Los Angeles region combines this information to predict the total amplification expected in future earthquakes from local geologic conditions or site effects.

Details

Image Dimensions: 304 x 169

Location Taken: US