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Saturday, 15 August 2015

If You Think You're Safe From Earthquakes, You May Be Wrong

If You Think You're Safe From Earthquakes,You May Be Wrong

If You Think You're Safe From Earthquakes, You May Be Wrong (It’s no surprise that
Californians are in danger, but scientists have also flagged residents of Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas, Illinois and South Carolina.)
National Geographic, August15, 2015
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/08/150812-earthquake-united-states-risk-surprise-science/

The paper is:

Jaiswal, K. S., M. D. Petersen, K. Rukstales, and W. S. Leith (2015) Earthquake Shaking Hazard
Estimates and Exposure Changes in the Conterminous United States. Earthquake Spectra. In-Press.
http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/10.1193/111814EQS195M

The map is at “Seismic Hazard Maps and Data” at
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/products/
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/products/conterminous/index.php#2014
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/products/conterminous/2014/HazardMap2014_lg.jpg

Petersen, M. D., M. P. Moschetti, P. M. Powers, C. S. Mueller, K. M. Haller, A. D. Frankel, Y. Zeng,
S. Rezaeian, S. C. Harmsen, O. S. Boyd, N. Field, R. Chen, R. Rui, K. S. Rukstales, N. Luco, R. L.
Wheeler, R. A. Williams, and A. H. Olsen, 2014, Documentation for the 2014 update of the United
States national seismic hazard maps: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1091, 243 p.,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2014/1091/

Yours

Paul H.

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