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dc.contributor.author Simila, Gerald W. en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-12T00:07:29Z en
dc.date.available 2011-02-12T00:07:29Z en
dc.date.issued 1993 en
dc.identifier.citation Simila, Gerald W. "A Review of the Seismicity of the California Islands." In: 3rd California Islands Symposium. 1987. 15-19. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/3181 en
dc.description.abstract The historic seismicity of the California Islands region is represented by several significant events including the 1812 (M=7.1) earthquake which occurred near Santa Barbara, the 1812 event (M=6.9) near San Juan Capistrano, and M=5.9-6.0 earthquakes in 1862 near San Diego and 1883 near Santa Barbara. Recent activity (1900-1988) is generated by both onshore and offshore faults for M=5.0-6.0 events. Analysis of focal mechanisms by various investigators indicated both strike-slip and reverse faulting which are produced by NE-SW stresses associated with the plate motions. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher National Park Service en
dc.subject California Islands en
dc.subject Channel Islands en
dc.subject earthquake en
dc.subject earthquakes en
dc.subject Santa Barbara Channel en
dc.subject faults en
dc.subject historical seismicity en
dc.title A Review of the Seismicity of the California Islands en
dc.type Article en


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