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The southern California uplift and associated earthquakes

Geophysical Research Letters

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Abstract

Southern California earthquakes ??? M5.5 during the period 1955/01/01-1994/01/17 were concentrated along or adjacent to the south flank of the southern California uplift, as defined both at its culmination and following its partial collapse. Spatial clustering of these earthquakes within three more-or-less distinct groups suggests either gaps along the south flank that were previously filled or are yet to be filled. Nearly all of the indicated earthquakes accompanied or followed partial collapse of the uplift, and seismic activity within this regime seems to have been increasing through at least 1994/01/17. Copyright 1996 by the American Geophysical Union.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
The southern California uplift and associated earthquakes
Series title:
Geophysical Research Letters
Volume
23
Issue:
21
Year Published:
1996
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Geophysical Research Letters
First page:
3011
Last page:
3014
Number of Pages:
4