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Recurrence Interval and Event Age Data for Type A Faults

Open-File Report 2007-1437-B

Prepared in cooperation with the California Geological Survey and the Southern California Earthquake Center
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Abstract

This appendix summarizes available recurrence interval, event age, and timing of most recent event data for Type A faults considered in the Earthquake Rate Model 2 (ERM 2) and used in the ERM 2 Appendix C analysis as well as Appendix N (time-dependent probabilities). These data have been compiled into an Excel workbook named Appendix B A-fault event ages_recurrence_V5.0 (herein referred to as the Appendix B workbook). For convenience, the Appendix B workbook is attached to the end of this document as a series of tables. The tables within the Appendix B workbook include site locations, event ages, and recurrence data, and in some cases, the interval of time between earthquakes is also reported. The Appendix B workbook is organized as individual worksheets, with each worksheet named by fault and paleoseismic site. Each worksheet contains the site location in latitude and longitude, as well as information on event ages, and a summary of recurrence data. Because the data has been compiled from different sources with different presentation styles, descriptions of the contents of each worksheet within the Appendix B spreadsheet are summarized.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Recurrence Interval and Event Age Data for Type A Faults
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2007-1437
Chapter:
B
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2008
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Earthquake Hazards Program
Description:
ii, 38 p.
Larger Work Type:
Report
Larger Work Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Larger Work Title:
Appendix B in The Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, Version 2 (UCERF 2)