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dc.contributor.author Simila, Gerald W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-12T00:07:29Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-12T00:07:29Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.citation Simila, Gerald W. "A Review of the Seismicity of the California Islands." In: 3rd California Islands Symposium. 1987. 15-19. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/3181
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_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Park Service en_US
dc.subject California Islands en_US
dc.subject Channel Islands en_US
dc.subject earthquake en_US
dc.subject earthquakes en_US
dc.subject Santa Barbara Channel en_US
dc.subject faults en_US
dc.subject historical seismicity en_US
dc.title A Review of the Seismicity of the California Islands en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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