Interim Report on Worldwide Historic Surface Faulting
By M.G. Bonilla1 and Jane M. Buchanan1
U.S. Geological Survey open-file report 1611
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
WALTER J. HICKEL, Secretary
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
William T. Pecora, Director
This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards or with the North American Stratigraphic Code. Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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This interim report presents data on and interrelations between the parameters L (length of surface rupture), D (maximum surface displacement), and M (Richter magnitude of associated earthquake) for the main traces of historic surface faults that have been reorted in the worldwide literature.
This report is part of the reprint collection for the International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth1s Interior to be published by Academic Press (Harcourt, Inc.).
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