PubTalk 8/2014 — Ground Shaking in '89 Loma Prieta Quake: 25 yrs later

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by Brad Aagaard, USGS Research Geophysicist


  • What factors controlled the variability in ground shaking in the earthquake?
  • Will the ground shaking in future earthquakes display similar patterns?
  • Hear about the advances made in recording ground shaking over the past 25 years.
  • Learn how USGS uses this information to quickly assess the impact of earthquakes.


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Length: 01:28:16

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US


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