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Preparation of Earthquake Catalogs for the National Seismic-Hazard Maps: Contiguous 48 States

By Charles Mueller, Margaret Hopper, and Arthur Frankel

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Reliable earthquake catalogs are essential for probablistic seismic hazard analysis. Part of the hazard in the new national seismic hazard maps comes from smoothed historical seismicity, so it was important for us to find or make a suitable catalog for the contiguous 48 states. Initially, we had access to the following catalogs...>>MORE

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Posted April 2006

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