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Apparent origin time of S̄

Gutenberg, B. and Richter, C. F. (1943) Apparent origin time of S̄. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 33 (4). pp. 269-279. ISSN 0037-1106. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140731-152105119

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Abstract

Representative travel times for 50 shocks in southern California indicate that transverse waves appear to leave the focus about half a second earlier, on the average, than longitudinal waves. If fault rupture is propagated with a speed greater than that of transverse waves, the originating of such waves along a moderately extended fault segment will completely explain the observations. An exact theory is given on the simplest assumptions.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1943, by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received for publication March 1, 1943.
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