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Published: 01 September 2012
Seismological Research Letters (2012) 83 (5): 933-944.
...Gisela Viegas AbstractThe 16 July 2010 M 3.4 Germantown, Maryland, earthquake was the largest recorded earthquake to occur within 50 km of Washington, D.C. I estimated the source parameters of the Germantown earthquake and its M 2.1 aftershock using the empirical Green’s Function (EGF) method. I...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1130/2015.2509(18)
... Occurring only 13 months apart, the moment magnitude, M w 3.4 Germantown, Maryland (16 July 2010), and M w 5.8 Mineral, Virginia (23 August 2011), earthquakes rocked the U.S. national capital region, drawing renewed attention to the occurrence of intraplate seismicity in the Mid-Atlantic...
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Map showing the <b>2010</b> <b>Germantown</b> mainshock location (black star) and focal m...
Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 1. Map showing the 2010 Germantown mainshock location (black star) and focal mechanism, the largest ( M  2.1) aftershock (smaller black star) location, and the location of regional earthquakes (gray stars) with magnitudes larger than or equal to 4.0 listed in the LCSN Earthquake Catalog
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2012
Seismological Research Letters (2012) 83 (1): 200-221.
... of the 2010 Germantown, MD, and 2011 Mineral, VA, Intraplate Earthquakes The opening welcoming remarks were made by Mr. David Maxwell, Director of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management. The technical program of the meeting featured sessions that focused on the New Madrid seismic zone and its 1811...
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Journal Article
Published: 26 September 2017
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2017) 107 (6): 2703-2720.
... ( ∼ 20    MPa Brune stress drop) for the 2010 M w  3.4 Germantown, Maryland, earthquake. Those studies used a variety of methods and data, and different corner‐frequency and stress‐drop values were obtained for common earthquakes. Nevertheless, there is generally an agreement that some ENA...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 June 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2016) 106 (4): 1613-1627.
... been considered for estimation of source parameters of the 16 July 2010 ( M w  3.4) Germantown earthquake ( Viegas, 2012 ). The length of time window determines whether the ballistic pulse or coda is included in the calculation; thus, this is a possible source of uncertainty in energy estimate. Here...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2011
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2011) 17 (1): 1-21.
...THOMAS L. HOLZER; THOMAS E. NOCE; MICHAEL J. BENNETT AbstractLiquefaction probability curves that predict the probability of surface manifestations of earthquake-induced liquefaction are developed for 14 different types of surficial geologic units. The units consist of alluvial fan, beach ridge...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2012
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2012) 18 (2): 113-158.
... for the United States, North America, and the global economy. The principal natural hazards are the frequent severe weather and the prospect of a repeat of the >7M 1811–1812 New Madrid earthquakes. These unavoidable exposures to severe weather, urban and riverine flooding, and earthquakes combined with social...
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