The Mw 6.1 South Napa earthquake occurred near Napa, California, on 24 August 2014 at 10:20:44.03 (UTC) and was the largest inland earthquake in northern California since the 1989 Mw 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake. The first report of the earthquake from the Northern California Earthquake Data Center (NCEDC) indicates a hypocentral depth of 11.0 km with longitude and latitude of (122.3105° W, 38.217° N). Surface rupture was documented by field observations and Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) imaging (Brooks et al., 2014; Hudnut et al., 2014; Brocher et al., 2015), with...
The 2014 Mw 6.1 South Napa Earthquake: A Unilateral Rupture with Shallow Asperity and Rapid Afterslip
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Shengji Wei, Sylvain Barbot, Robert Graves, James J. Lienkaemper, Teng Wang, Kenneth Hudnut, Yuning Fu, Don Helmberger; The 2014 Mw 6.1 South Napa Earthquake: A Unilateral Rupture with Shallow Asperity and Rapid Afterslip. Seismological Research Letters ; 86 (2A): 344–354. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220140249
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