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The earthquake in Santa Monica Bay, California, on August 30, 1930

Gutenberg, B. and Richter, C. F. and Wood, H. O. (1932) The earthquake in Santa Monica Bay, California, on August 30, 1930. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 22 (2). pp. 138-154. ISSN 0037-1106.

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An earthquake which barely attained destructive violence over a small area occurred at about 4:40 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on August 30, 1930 (at 0^h 40^M, G.C.T., on August 31, 1930. It originated near the coast a short distance west of Santa Monica, a suburb of Los Angeles., California. The shock was perceptible at distances up to about 160 kilometers (100 miles) from the adopted epicenter given below.

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