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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2004
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2004) 94 (6): 1993–2003.
...James N. Brune; Abdolrasool Anooshehpoor; Baoping Shi; Yuehua Zeng Abstract Precariously balanced rocks and overturned transformers in the vicinity of the White Wolf fault provide constraints on ground motion during the 1952 M s 7.7 Kern County earthquake, a possible analog for an anticipated large...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1978
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1978) 68 (2): 513–515.
... of the United States , U.S. Department of Commerce , Washington . Gutenberg B. (1955) . Magnitude determination for larger Kern County shocks, 1952, Effects of station azimuth and calculation methods , in Earthquakes in Kern County...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1980
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1980) 70 (2): 509–527.
...Mizuho Ishida; Hiroo Kanamori abstract The spatio-temporal variation of seismicity in the epicentral area of the 1952 Kern County California, earthquake ( M s = 7.7, 34°58.6′N; 119°02′W) was examined for the period prior to the main shock. Most of the events that occurred in the epicentral area...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1999
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1999) 89 (4): 1094–1108.
...Douglas Dreger; Brian Savage Abstract We have studied the seismograms recorded at the historic Berkeley ( BRK ) and Pasadena ( PAS ) stations for 20 aftershocks of the 21 July 1952 Kern County earthquake sequence. These events, in the magnitude range of M W 4.5 to 5.6, are too small to be studied...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1958
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1958) 48 (2): 133–146.
...Markus Båth; Charles F. Richter abstract Using directions of first motion of longitudinal waves recorded at near-by stations, the orientation of fault traces and the nature of fault motions have been deduced for fifty-seven earthquakes of the Kern County aftershock series. Unlike the main shock...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1980
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1980) 70 (5): 1893–1905.
... Ben-Menahem (1978) . Source mechanism of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake , Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors 17 , 163 - 181 . Bolt B. A. (1978) . The local magnitude M L of the Kern County earthquake...
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(a) N21E component of the 1952 <span class="search-highlight">Kern</span> <span class="search-highlight">County</span> <span class="search-highlight">earthquake</span> recorded at Taft stat...
Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 7. (a) N21E component of the 1952 Kern County earthquake recorded at Taft station, (b) Husid plot, and (c) comparison of IBC design spectrum with Taft 0.2 g spectrum.
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(a) Accelerograms of the 1952 <span class="search-highlight">Kern</span> <span class="search-highlight">County</span> <span class="search-highlight">earthquake</span> (M s  = 7.7) at Taft L...
Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 3. (a) Accelerograms of the 1952 Kern County earthquake (M s = 7.7) at Taft Lincoln School station. The PGA is 0.18 g in the S69E component. (b) Seismic response of the wind turbine for the blades. (c) and (d) Response of the tower in the frontal and lateral direction, respectively.
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The 21 July 1952 <span class="search-highlight">Kern</span> <span class="search-highlight">County</span> <span class="search-highlight">earthquake</span>. See legend to  Figure 5 .  Bawden’...
Published: 01 August 2006
Figure 6. The 21 July 1952 Kern County earthquake. See legend to Figure 5 . Bawden’s (2001) rupture zone along the White Wolf fault is shown as a red shaded region.
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Intensity map for the 1952 <span class="search-highlight">Kern</span> <span class="search-highlight">County</span> <span class="search-highlight">earthquake</span>. (From  United States Ear...
Published: 01 December 2004
Figure 8. Intensity map for the 1952 Kern County earthquake. (From United States Earthquakes , 1952, U.S. Department of Commerce, serial number 773.)
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 1999
Geology (1999) 27 (7): 601–604.
...Gerald W. Bawden; Andrew J. Michael; Louise H. Kellogg Abstract A band of seismicity transects the southern Sierra Nevada range between the northeastern end of the site of the 1952 M W (moment magnitude) 7.3 Kern County earthquake and the site of the 1946 M W 6.1 Walker Pass earthquake. Relocated...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1978
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1978) 68 (3): 803–822.
... earthquake; thus, use of models of this type, calibrated with available California strong-motion records, implies the assumption that the Kern County records are typical of a magnitude 7.7 shock. 17 3 1977 Copyright © 1978, by the Seismological Society of America References...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2002
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2002) 92 (7): 2602–2611.
... rocks discussed here give constraints on ground motions for historic earthquakes, such as the 1812 and 1857 San Andreas fault earthquakes, the 1899 and 1912 San Jacinto Fault earthquakes, the 1952 Kern County earthquake, and possibly recent but prehistoric earthquakes on the Banning and Garlock faults...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1979
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1979) 69 (6): 2037–2061.
... ± 0.32 obtained in this study. The Imperial Valley earthquake of 1940, with an M L = 6.5 (PAS), compares well with an M L = 6.5 as determined in this study. The Kern County earthquake of 1952, with an M L = 7.2 (BRK), is in fairly good agreement with the M L = 7.0 ± 0.2 obtained in this investigation...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1979
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1979) 69 (4): 1267–1288.
... of 7.2 for the Kern County earthquake of 1952, the largest so far determined. BulletinoftheSeismologicalSocietyofAmerica,Vol.69,No.4,pp. 1267-1288,August1979 D E T E R M I N A T I O N OF LOCAL MAGNITUDE, ML, FROM SEISMOSCOPE RECORDS BY PAUL C. JENNINGS AND HIROO KANAMORI ABSTRACT A method is presented...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1988
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1988) 78 (1): 142–171.
... underestimate the peak values of the Tabas earthquake and the similar 1952 Kern County earthquake. Prediction curves based on peak velocity in the Western United States overestimate peak velocity for distances less than about 60 km. Site effects are recognized at some recording stations. The various estimates...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1978
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1978) 68 (2): 471–485.
... in the western United States for which strong-motion records are available. An average value of M L = 7.2 is obtained for the 1952 Kern County earthquake; this number is significantly smaller than the commonly used value of 7.7, which is more nearly a surface-wave magnitude. The method presented broadens...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1994
AAPG Bulletin (1994) 78 (8): 1257–1275.
... appears to be limited to production fields located within the inferred hanging wall of the White Wolf fault that ruptured during the 1952 Ms 7.8 Kern County earthquake. Inversion of earthquake focal mechanisms of events located below the perturbed stress field indicates approximately north-south...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2005
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2005) 95 (6): 2525–2533.
... for an outcropping thrust without a sedimentary layer. These results can partially explain the field observations of precarious rock distributions and overturned transformers in the vicinity of the White Wolf Fault during the 1952 M s 7.6 Kern County earthquake. Furthermore, the current simulation can be used...
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<span class="search-highlight">Earthquake</span>-simulator inputs used for testing after time-scale compression  ...
Published: 01 November 2023
, 1940 El Centro Array #9 0.28 0.21 0.17 1.43 KCE Kern County earthquake, 1952 Taft Lincoln School, 21 0.17 0.195 0.117 3.35 BBM — — 0.37 0.22 0.23 1 SF: scale factors; CCE: Chi-Chi Earthquake; ECE: Imperial Valley earthquake; KCE: Kern County earthquake; BBM: broad-band