The 1987 Whittier Narrows, California, earthquake: A Metropolitan shock

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Hauksson, Egill; Stein, Ross S.;
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union

Just 3 hours after the Whittier Narrows earthquake struck, it became clear that a heretofore unseen geological structure was seismically active beneath metropolitan Los Angeles. Contrary to initial expectations of strike-slip or oblique-slip motion on the Whittier fault... View more
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