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Whittier Narrows, CA, earthquake

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology

Whittier Narrows, CA, earthquake

lessons learned : hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, November 10, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Whittier.,
  • Buildings -- California -- Whittier -- Earthquake effects.,
  • Earthquake prediction -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17671871M

    Just 3 hours after the Whittier Narrows earthquake struck, it became clear that a heretofore unseen geological structure was seismically active beneath metropolitan Los Angeles. Contrary to initial Cited by: 6.   The Whittier Museum has an exhibit titled Quake City that will honor the 20th anniversary of the Whittier Narrows Earthquake that caused so much destruction in the old Uptown area.

    Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on. - Explore robertaclemmons's board "Whittier history", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Whittier california, San gabriel valley and California pins.

      For longtime Whittier residents, Oct. 1, , is the day they’ll never forget. It was a.m. when the magnitude Whittier Narrows earthquake struck. The Whittier Narrows (), Loma Prieta () and Hector Mine () quakes occurred in the month of October but earthquakes can occur all year long, at any moment.


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Whittier Narrows, CA, earthquake by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whittier Narrows, CA, Earthquake: lessons learned: hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and. Processed strong-motion records Whittier Narrows, California earthquake, October 1, Volume 1, USGS-NSMIN stations within 15 KM of the epicenter of the Interior, Geological Survey) [Brady, A.

Gerald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Processed strong-motion records Whittier Narrows, California earthquake, October 1, Volume 1, USGS-NSMIN stations within 15 KM. The Whittier Narrows earthquake occurred in the southern San Gabriel Valley and surrounding communities of southern California at a.m.

PDT on October 1. The moderate magnitude blind thrust earthquake was centered several miles north of Whittier in the town of Rosemead, had a relatively shallow depth, and was felt throughout southern California and southern affected: Greater Los Angeles Area.

About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so. By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in. The deadly Whittier Narrows earthquake jolted Southern California at a.m. on Oct. 1,marking the Los Angeles area's most destructive earthquake in nearly two decades.

The Whittier Museum has an exhibit titled Quake City that will honor the 20th anniversary of the Whittier Narrows Earthquake that caused so much destruction in the old Uptown area.

The May Co. parking structure that collapsed, formerly located on Whittier. from California Geology, DecemberVol. 40, No. WHITTIER NARROWS EARTHQUAKES -- Los Angeles County October 1 and 4, By F. HAROLD WEBER Jr., Geologist California Department of Conservation Division of Mines and Geology PHOTO 1 Photo 1.

Whittier Narrows Nature Center | Whittier California All photographs are the property of Whittier Narrows Nature Center and can not be used or modified without the written permission of the site admin.

Durfee Road South El Monte, Ca () The Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety was developed and published by the California Seismic Safety Commission. The guide was prepared for publication by the staff of The Collaborative for Disaster Mitigation, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA File Size: 2MB.

Get this from a library. The Whittier Narrows earthquake, October 1, [Henry J Degenkolb; H. Degenkolb Associates.;]. Whittier Narrows earthquake: | | Whittier Narrows earthquake | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

The Whittier Narrows Earthquake Study examined Los Angeles County residents' experiences during, and responses to, the Whittier Narrows Earthquake which occurred on October 1,and measured Telephone interviews were conducted with residents of Los Angeles county between October and May If the Whittier Narrows earthquake is the characteristic earthquake along the km-long anticlinorium, then recurrence intervals are estimated to be years.

-from Authors View Show. An earthquake in Whittier, California, kills 6 people and injures more on October 1, The quake was the largest to hit Southern California sincebut not nearly as damaging as the.

Finally, Davis [] had presented a preliminary cross section only 18 km to the west of Whittier Narrows that identified as “fault B” the thrust that would rupture later that year.

Not only was the earthquake focus and its orientation compatible with the 10–15 km depth and north dipping orientation of Davis' proposed thrust, but fault B Cited by: 6. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Whittier Narrows Earthquake, Calif., Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- Whittier. Earthquake prediction -- United States.

View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The Whittier Narrows earthquake along with two other events - the Coalinga earthquake, and the Northridge earthquake, brought blind.

Uptown Whittier was hit hard by the Oct. 1, Whittier Narrows earthquake–here we show how some of the heavily damaged properties have changed as of Sept. 27, The building housing Art’s Jewelry and Loan at Greenleaf Ave. was razed and rebuilt into a Victorian style retail outlet.

(Photo by Leo Jarzomb, SGV Tribune/ SCNG). It was the first major quake in the Los Angeles area sincewhen a temblor measuring on the Richter scale struck at Sylmar in the San Fernando Valley.

Sixty-five people died, The quake, dubbed the Whittier Narrows earthquake today by scientists at the California Institute of Technology.

Whittier Narrows Earthquake. At a.m., our world was rocked, literally. As it was for all Angelenos. The most powerful earthquake to hit Los Angeles since had struck, registering on the Richter scale.

It would be dubbed the Whittier Narrows earthquake, and leave in its wake eight people dead and another two-hundred injured. Author: Brian Kehoe Structure Type: Architectural and Mechanical Nonstructural Components Earthquakes: Whittier Narrows, Loma Prieta, Northridge, Landers, South Napa Lessons: Loss of life due to earthquake damage to nonstructural components is rare in the United States, but given the extent of damage to nonstructural components in past earthquakes, particularly.

On October 1, at am, a earthquake shook the small town of Whittier. Nerves were rattled, buildings collapsed, and families lost their homes.

Today, Whittier .‘ This was due to the so-called Whittier Narrows earthquake. Hardest hit by the quake, was Whittier (pop.

72,). Whittier is twelve miles from downtown Los Angeles and was the community closest to the epicenter. When the quake, registering on the Richter scale, first struck, it was thought to be centered along the Old Whittier Fault.