Hypocenter for the 1979 Imperial Valley Earthquake

Geophysical Research Letters



Using P-and S-wave arrival times with the laterally varying P-wave velocity structure derived from analysis of a refraction survey of the Imperial Valley, a hypocenter is ascertained for the October 15, 1979, Imperial Valley earthquake: Latitude 32° 39.50′N, Longitude 115° 19.80′W, Depth 8.0 km, Time 23:16:54.40 GMT.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Hypocenter for the 1979 Imperial Valley Earthquake
Series title Geophysical Research Letters
DOI 10.1029/GL009i006p00625
Volume 9
Issue 6
Year Published 1982
Language English
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Description 4 p.
First page 625
Last page 628
Country United States
State California
Other Geospatial Imperial Valley
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