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Update: 2014 Nevada Seismicity Nevada Earthquake Safety Council May 2014.

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1 Update: 2014 Nevada Seismicity Nevada Earthquake Safety Council May 2014

2 Nevada Seismicity M >= 1.5

3 Nevada Seismic Monitoring Network

4 2014 NSL Reviewed 4798 Located Events Largest < M 4 M >= 3 < 4 Pace: 12,500 for 2014 NEVADA Reviewed Catalog 2014

5 M > 3 < Southern NEVADA (and Utah) UT or NV Earthquakes?

6 M >= 3 < Central NEVADA Hawthorne Swarm

7 M >= 3 < 4 VC Swarm 2014 Northern NEVADA

8 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

9 From Tyler Seaman’s Masters Thesis; Graduation May 2014 Catalog Locations

10 High-Precision Relocations

11 Moment Tensor Solutions Short Period Mechanisms (~700 for stress inversion)

12 SATSI Stress Inversion for the Reno-Tahoe Area

13 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

14 Carlin Barrick/Newmont Earthquakes Tahoe station installations - summer Noble Energy eastern Nevada Induced geothermal seismicity UNR URMs Seismic Hazard/Safety Topics:


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