San Francisco 1906 Earthquake Analysis

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Shock Waves: One Hundred Years after the 1906 Earthquake
Within the bay area of San Francisco came out the earliest knowledge of Earthquakes according to the Spanish records with the founder of the Mission Dolores in 1776. The main aspect of the record was to establish that the earthquake disrupted their mission and the report received secularization in the 1830s.
The aftermath of the GoldRush was the beginning of reporting a more comprehensive that included indications of seismic activity in the Bay area of San Francisco. In 18th April 1906, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred at 5:12 a.m. came out with a strong jolt and a large uproar. It caused buildings to shake violently and beds stumbled. The earthquake originated at the epicenter of San Francisco and ruptured in two
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In the period of 15 months after the earthquake in a careful analysis that compared the Hayward fault and that of 1906 earthquake; displays that there were horizontal to the fault in San Andreas. The report showed that the coseismic horizontal displacements are parallel to the fault of San Andreas with opposite sides of the fault that moved in opposite directions observed in the lateral offsets. The geologist Thatcher analyzed the information from the surveying records of the Commission and refined the distribution of the slip.
The main principles that drive the knowledge and understanding of the 1906 earthquake come from the seismic hazard assessment principles. The principles explain that the earthquakes come under the continuous and long active faults from past earthquakes that had associated style offsets in faults. The occurrence of the earthquake would come from a platform of a long-term accumulation of the elastic strain and its instant

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