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Wasatch Front urban area seismic response data report, Utah

Open-File Report 83-452

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Abstract

Little strong-motion data exists for seismic motions in the Intermountain seismic belt. Measurements of low-strain ground motions at 82 different locations in the urban areas of the Intermountain seismic belt were made to investigate the variations of ground-motion characteristics of a seismic data base for ground-motion hazards study. The low-strain ground-motion data used in this report were measured from underground nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site, Nevada. The ground-motion data seismograms, derived spectra, and spectral ratios of alluvium to rock sites are presented in this report. The average spectral amplification on soils observed using induced horizontal ground motions varied from a factor of 1.2-18.3.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Wasatch Front urban area seismic response data report, Utah
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
83-452
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1983
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
68 p. ill., maps ; 28 cm.