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Seismic waves from atomic bomb tests

Gutenberg, B. and Richter, C. F. (1946) Seismic waves from atomic bomb tests. Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 27 (6). p. 776. ISSN 0002-8606. doi:10.1029/tr027i006p00776.

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Registration of seismic waves from atomic bombs provides a direct check on accepted travel-time curves. The Baker Day test at Bikini on July 24, 1946, U.T., was recorded at eight stations by short-period Benioff vertical-component seismometers. Only longitudinal waves (P) appear; no transverse waves or surface waves have been found. Figure 1 shows the seismogram at Mount Wilson; the others are similar.

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Additional Information:© 1946 American Geophysical Union. Communicated manuscript received September 9, 1946; open for formal discussion until May 1, 1947.
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