Planning scenario for a major earthquake, Reno-Carson City Urban Corridor, western Nevada
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Published by Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno in Reno, Nev .
Written in English

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  • Nevada

Subjects:

  • Earthquake hazard analysis -- Nevada -- Reno Region.,
  • Earthquake hazard analysis -- Nevada -- Carson City Region.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-30).

Statementby Craig M. dePolo ... [et al.].
SeriesOpen-file report / Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology ;, 95-2, NBMG open-file report ;, 95-2.
ContributionsDePolo, Craig M., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE535.2.U6 P58 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL633528M
LC Control Number96621693
OCLC/WorldCa33389735

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from scenario earthquake Reno Sparks Dayton Carson City Incline Village Virginia City Modified Mercalli Intensity Map from NBMG’s “Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake in Western Nevada” – A magnitude earthquake on the Mt. Rose fault could cause widespread damage in the area of Intensity IX (“General panic. Cracked. About this site. Welcome to this site, created to help communities through the process of developing and using effective earthquake scenarios. These scenarios can be powerful planning tools that help communities understand and plan for the future, telling the story of a defined earthquake . A major earthquake within the densely populated San Francisco Bay area, such as the event postulated in this planning scenario or an equivalent event in the urban Los Angeles area, would constitute one of the most devastating natural disasters that could conceivably strike this nation. Seismic Hazards in the Reno-Carson City Urban Corridor Spring The Reno-Carson City urban corridor has one of the highest seismic hazards in the state of Nevada. Historical earthquakes are often the most convincing evidence of a local seismic hazard, and the Reno-Carson City urban corridor has had several damaging historical earthquakes.

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magnitude earthquake UTC at Octo UTC Location: Epicenter at , km from Sparks ( miles). The area has the largest earthquake faults, some of the highest levels of recorded earthquake activity, and the highest slip-rates and geodetically measured deformation in the state, all indicating the high earthquake hazard. Major earthquakes occurred in Western Nevada in , , (two events), , (two events), , and magnitude earthquake Today UTC at Novem UTC Location: Epicenter at , km from Tonopah ( miles). damage in the Renodamage in the Reno-Carson City urban corridor. The probability of at least one from NBMG’s “Planning Scenario for a Major Reno Sparks Verdi Mogul Hidden Valley Spring Valley Lockwood 80 Scenario for a Major Earthquake in Western Nevada” – A magnitude earthquake on the Mt. Rose Virginia Foothills Pleasant.