Category Archives: mendocino

Mendocino fault Aftershocks: Update

The aftershocks continue following the Mw 5.7 mainshock earthquake swarm along the Mendocino fault. Yesterday I plotted my interpretation for the location of the fault that this swarm may have ruptured upon. Some epicenters have been relocated and appear to … Continue reading

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Mendocino fault earthquake 1/28/15 1:08 PM local time

We just had a good sized shaker, probably on the Mendocino fault system. Today’s earthquake occurred on 1/28/2015 at 1:08 local time. The mainshock, an earthquake of magnitude Mw = 5.7, has an epicenter approximately 20 km due west of … Continue reading

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Gorda plate earthquake animations

I have put together a couple animations of the earthquake epicenters preceding, during, and following the recent earthquake swarm in the Gorda plate. Here is the first page I put together for this M 6.8 earthquake. Here are some maps … Continue reading

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Aftershocks from the M 6.8 Gorda plate earthquake

Here are some maps i have put together that show the accumulated aftershocks from the M 6.8 Gorda plate earthquake on Sunday night. There was one M 3.3 earthquake less than 30 minutes before the main shock. I draw the … Continue reading

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radio interview on KMUD, local news Monday 3/10/14

Carrie from KMUD news interviewed me for the local news broadcast on Monday 3/10/14 and rebroadcast the following morning. KMUD archives their local news online for one year. Here is a recording of the KMUD local news. My interview is … Continue reading

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Paper Published: Seismoturbidite record as preserved at core sites at the Cascadia and Sumatra–Andaman subduction zones”

My paper has recently been published online and open source. Please find this here. This paper is part of a Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences special issue on submarine paleoseismology. Seismoturbidite record as preserved at core sites at the … Continue reading

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earthquake and tsunami hazard talk at CR Fort Bragg, 10/30/12

I will be giving a talk about earthquake and tsunami hazards of Mendocino County for the Personal Enrichment Learning Series at College fo the Redwoods, Mendocino Coast Campus. Refreshments at 5:30, talk starts at 6PM on 10/30/12 in room 114. … Continue reading

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