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Reservoir-induced earthquakes and engineering policy

Allen, Clarence R. (1982) Reservoir-induced earthquakes and engineering policy. California Geology . pp. 248-250. ISSN 0026-4555. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20190905-125648892

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Abstract

Reservoir-induced seismicity is considered to have occurred at four California sites. The four reservoirs and the largest triggered earthquake associated with each one are: Lake Mendocino in Mendocino County, M 5.2 (see CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY, December 1978, p. 275-281): Lake Crowley in Mono County, M 6.0 (see CDMG Special Report 150, p. 92-94): Lake Oroville in Butte County, M 5.7 (see CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY. June 1982, p. 115-118); and Lake Shasta in Shasta County. M < 3.


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