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Observations constraining near-source ground motion estimated from locally recorded seismograms

January 1, 1991

To estimate the seismic hazard to underground facilities or operations in the environs of a mining-induced tremor or a natural earthquake, it is useful to be able to relate locally recorded seismic waveforms to peak ground velocity and slip at the causative fault. For this purpose, far-field S wave pulses are analyzed to define the faulting slip D and near-fault peak ground velocity D/2 that give rise to the most significant ground motion. from Author

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Publication Year 1991
Title Observations constraining near-source ground motion estimated from locally recorded seismograms
Authors A. McGarr
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Journal of Geophysical Research
Index ID 70016347
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse

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