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Update: 2014 Nevada Seismicity Nevada Earthquake Safety Council May 2014
Nevada Seismicity 1984-2014 M >= 1.5
Nevada Seismic Monitoring Network
2014 NSL Reviewed 4798 Located Events Largest < M 4 M >= 3 < 4 Pace: 12,500 for 2014 NEVADA Reviewed Catalog 2014
M > 3 < 4 2014 Southern NEVADA (and Utah) UT or NV Earthquakes?
M >= 3 < 4 2014 Central NEVADA Hawthorne Swarm
M >= 3 < 4 VC Swarm 2014 Northern NEVADA
Relocations Christine Ruhl Kyle Basler-Reeder: Ph.D. Students – Mogul Sequence “New Results: Initiation of foreshocks on mapped bedrock faults” From Christine Ruhl and Kyle Basler-Reeder
From Tyler Seaman’s Masters Thesis; Graduation May 2014 Catalog Locations
Moment Tensor Solutions Short Period Mechanisms (~700 for stress inversion)
SATSI Stress Inversion for the Reno-Tahoe Area
Magnitude >= 3, 2010-present: Current USGS Coop and USGS Funding per Network (no CA $$ shown) Magnitude >= 1 by Network FEMA Annualized Loss: Utah $88M Nevada $77M Loss of federal funds for Nevada
Carlin Barrick/Newmont Earthquakes Tahoe station installations - summer Noble Energy eastern Nevada Induced geothermal seismicity UNR URMs Seismic Hazard/Safety Topics:
Brittle failure occurs within “seismogenic zone” defined by fault properties Typically 15 km for vertical strike slip faults ~30-50 km for subduction zone.
Some Thoughts on IMW And Opportunity We represent a big area of the ANSS national program Bob Smith Univ. of Utah.
Overview of CISN Operations and Products David Oppenheimer USGS Menlo Park, CA.
North Texas Earthquake Study Group EARTHQUAKES AND FLUID DISPOSAL – A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Acknowledgements: Cliff Frohlich and the USGS Earthquake Hazards.
5 a day - Earthquakes Day How many seismic stations does it take to locate an earthquakes epicenter? 2. What is the name of the technique that we.
New Mexico Seismic Networks 1. New Mexico Tech Seismic Network Rick Aster, Sue Bilek (NMT EES Dept Contacts)
Importance of OEF to the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Michael L. Blanpied USGS Earthquake Hazards Program For Powell Center March.
California Project Seismicity in the oil and gas fields Tayeb A. Tafti University of Southern California July 2, 2013.
Brainstorm: How to assess an Earthquake: Stroked off B.C. coast? Rapid Earthquake Risk Assessment Source Parameters USGS World Shake Maps USGS Shake Aftershocks.
INDUCED SEISMICITY IN PETROLEUM FIELDS: RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION, SEISMIC RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT M. Nafi Toksöz Earth Resources Laboratory, Massachusetts.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Southern California Seismic Network (USGS/SCSN) Prepared by Gary Cone.
David von Seggern Joint Seismic Tomography/Location Inversion in the Reno/Carson City Area Leiph Preston & David von Seggern Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
IMW Strategic Planning August 14, “Options for Political Activism to Get Increased Funding” John G. Anderson Director, Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
SESAC September 13, “Thoughts on the USGS role in the Intermountain West, in the context of hazard evaluation in extensional settings” John G. Anderson.
1 Fault Dynamics of the April 6, 2009 L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake Sequence Robert B. Herrmann Saint Louis University Luca Malagnini INGV, Roma.
Summary of seismology component of the course Sources Waves Location Magnitude/Intensity Focal mechanisms Other topics.
CISN: Draft Plans for Funding Sources: OES/FEMA/ANSS/Others CISN-PMG Sacramento 10/19/2004.
Large Earthquake Rapid Finite Rupture Model Products Thorne Lay (UCSC) USGS/IRIS/NSF International Workshop on the Utilization of Seismographic Networks.
Do Now – In Notebooks 1. What is an earthquake? 2. What kind of stress acts on a normal fault? Does the crust lengthen or shorten? 3. What is the difference.
Anthony Carlson GEOGRGHY 1820 APPLIED GIS 1. Here is a map I made showing the Epicenters in Utah between You can see the dot groups in Utah.
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