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Tilts associated with the Pt. Mugu earthquake

Alewine, R. W., III and Heaton, Thomas H. (1973) Tilts associated with the Pt. Mugu earthquake. In: Proceedings of the conference on tectonic problems of the San Andreas Fault System. Stanford University publications, Geological sciences. No.13. Stanford University, School of Earth Sciences , Stanford, CA, pp. 94-103. ISBN 226996726 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20121126-151711821

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Abstract

Anomalously large far field tilts were observed during the Pt. Mugu earthquake of February 21, 1973. The magnitude and pattern of tilting is not explained by a simple elastic dislocation model using reasonable source parameters for this event. Dynamical triggering of small displacements on a fault well exterior to the epicentral region is offered as an alternative explanation to the observed large tilts.


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Additional Information:© 1973 Stanford University. We would like to thank the Huntington Art Gallery, Sunny Slope Reservoir, and Monrovia High School for their cooperation and help in the operation of the instruments. We gratefully acknowledge North American Rockwell (Autonetics) and Dr. Alfred Focke of Harvey Mudd College for their data. We have held several helpful conversations with Drs. Don L. Anderson, Clarence R. Allen, and David G. Harkrider.
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