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Journal Article
Published: 07 January 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (1): 576–581.
...Frank Krüger; Frank Scherbaum Abstract The Ceres earthquake of 29 September 1969 is the largest known earthquake in southern Africa. Digitized analog recordings from Worldwide Standardized Seismographic Network stations ( Powell and Fries, 1964 ) are used to retrieve the point source moment tensor...
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Published: 01 June 1972
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1972) 62 (3): 869–871.
.... Seism. Soc. Am. 60 , 1151 - 1197 . Green R. W. E. Bloch S. (1971) . The Ceres, South Africa, earthquake of September 29, 1969. I. Report on some aftershocks , Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 61 , 851 - 859 . McEvilly T. V. Casaday K. B. (1967...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1971
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1971) 61 (4): 851–859.
...R. W. E. Green; S. Bloch abstract Aftershocks following the Ceres earthquake of September 29, 1969, (Magnitude 6.3) were monitored using a number of portable seismic recording stations. Earthquakes of this magnitude are rare in South Africa. The event occurred in a relatively densely-populated part...
Journal Article
Published: 19 May 2015
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2015) 105 (3): 1540–1547.
... sinistral strike‐slip earthquake with local magnitude ( M L ) 6.3 occurred near the towns of Ceres and Tulbagh in the Western Cape, South Africa, on 29 September 1969 ( Green and Bloch, 1971 ; Green and McGarr, 1972 ; Krüger and Scherbaum, 2014 ). To date this is the largest instrumentally recorded...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2016
South African Journal of Geology (2016) 119 (3): 569–582.
... experienced the well-known 6.3 M Ceres-Tulbagh event of 29 September 1969 (currently South Africa's largest and most damaging earthquake). This latter strike-slip event occurred along the western end of the same Ceres-Kango-Baviaanskloof-Coega (CKBC) fault system, but was not accompanied by significant...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 May 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2016) 106 (3): 1210–1222.
... of the seismicity parameters in an area that had experienced the strongest and most devastating earthquake in contemporary South African history, namely the 29 September 1969 M w 6.3 Ceres–Tulbagh event. In this example, it was shown that the introduction of uncertainty in the earthquake‐occurrence model reduced...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 May 2017
Seismological Research Letters (2017) 88 (4): 1078–1088.
... published earthquake catalogs that indicate deeper earthquakes for individual events, for example, the M w ∼ 6.2 1969 Ceres earthquake. © Seismological Society of America A detailed knowledge of spatial patterns of seismicity in a region, ideally in 3D, can greatly improve our understanding of its...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (4): 335–354.
...T. Pule; C.J.S. Fourie; A. Kijko; V. Midzi Abstract Southern Africa is considered a stable continental region in spite of several reported medium size earthquakes, some of which caused considerable damage and casualties. The 1969 Ceres 6.3 magnitude earthquake is considered the most destructive...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 January 2017
Seismological Research Letters (2017) 88 (2A): 311–318.
... , 309–368 . Green R. W. E. Bloch S. ( 1971 ). The Ceres, South Africa, earthquake of September 29, 1969. I. Report on some aftershocks , Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 61 , 851–859 . Green R. W. E. McGarr A. ( 1972 ). A comparison of the focal mechanism and aftershock...
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Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 02 December 2020
Lithosphere (2020) 2020 (1): 8860819.
..., Mars, and minor planet Ceres, including the well-known but much larger Blackhawk landslide of southern California. Like these other landslides, the landslide in Eureka Valley consists of a lobate, distally raised main lobe bounded by raised lateral levees. Like other terrestrial examples...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2010
South African Journal of Geology (2010) 113 (4): 369–380.
... Center (ISC) was approached during 2008 to verify that the depths of tectonic earthquakes in South Africa were shallow. Two earthquakes were well recorded at teleseismic distances and thus selected for the study. The 1969 Ceres earthquake ( Green and Bloch, 1971 ) with M L =6.3 and the M L =6.0...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1990
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1990) 80 (2): 313–324.
.... Green R. W. E. Block S. (1970) . The Ceres, South Africa earthquake of September 29, 1969. I. Report on some aftershocks , Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 60 , 851 - 859 . Greenhalgh S. A. Denham D. (1986) . The Beltana, S.A., earthquake of December 29, 1983...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (4): 373–388.
... 1969 Ceres earthquake. These seven stations collectively formed the South African National Seismograph Network ( Saunders et al., 2008 ). The national network has since expanded and currently consists of 30 stations. In addition, three clusters of stations are being used to monitor seismicity...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1987
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1987) 77 (2): 322–346.
... wave modeling of the Ceres, South Africa earthquake of September 29, 1969 (submitted for publication) . Nuttli O. W. (1983a) . Empirical magnitude and spectral scaling relations for mid-plate and plate-margin earthquakes , Tectonophysics 93 , 207 - 223 . Nuttli O. W...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2007
Seismological Research Letters (2007) 78 (5): 554–562.
.... , and S. Bloch ( 1971 ). The Ceres, South Africa, earthquake of September 29, 1969. I. Report on some aftershocks . Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 61 , 851 – 859 . Haessler , H. , P. Hoang-Trong , R. Schick , G. Schneider , and K. Strobach ( 1980...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2020
South African Journal of Geology (2020) 123 (1): 59–74.
... Livermore National Laboratory , UCRL-JC-130655. Theron , J.N. , 1974 . The seismic history of the south-western Cape Province. In: The earthquake of 29 September 1969 in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa . Seismological Series, Geological Survey of South Africa , 14 , 53 pp...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1974
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1974) 64 (6): 1707–1713.
..., 1969. I. Report on some aftershocks , Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 61 , 851 - 859 . Green R. W. E. McGarr A. (1972) . A comparison of the focal mechanism and aftershock distribution of the Ceres, South Africa earthquake of September 29, 1969 , Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 62 , 869...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2016
South African Journal of Geology (2016) 119 (1): 291–304.
... 1971 onward ( Fernández et al., 1991 ; Wright and Fernández, 2003 and Saunders et al., 2008 ) following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake in the Ceres area on 29 September 1969 ( Green and Bloch, 1971 ). The origin of the SANSN is a consolidation of stations previously operated by various institutions...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2015
Earthquake Spectra (2015) 31 (2): 661–698.
... magnitude have occurred (notably the M w 6.2 Ceres earthquake of September 1969 and the M w 6.2 and 5.8 Koffiefontein events of February 1920 and July 1976, respectively, all very distant from the Thyspunt site), the general levels of seismicity are subdued, with the vast majority of earthquakes being...
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Seismicity (1963–2012) in southern Africa from the International Seismologi...
Published: 07 January 2014
Figure 1. Seismicity (1963–2012) in southern Africa from the International Seismological Centre catalog. Mechanisms are taken from the CMT catalog and regional studies. The white star marks the epicenter of the 29 September 1969 Ceres earthquake.