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Oroville earthquakes: normal faulting in the sierra nevada foothills.
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PMID:  17734964     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Aftershocks of the Oroville, California, earthquake of 1 August 1975 define a 16- by 12-kilometer fault plane striking north-south and dipping 60 degrees to the west to a depth of 10 kilometers. Focal mechanisms from P-wave first motions indicate normal faulting with the western, Great Valley side downdropped relative to the Sierra Nevada block. The northward projection of the fault plane passes beneath Oroville Dam and crops out under the reservoir.
C G Bufe; F W Lester; K M Lahr; J C Lahr; L C Seekins; T C Hanks
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  192     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1976 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-07     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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