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Digital recordings of aftershocks of the April 25 and 26, 1992, Cape Mendocino, California, earthquakes

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David L. Carver, 1993, Digital recordings of aftershocks of the April 25 and 26, 1992, Cape Mendocino, California, earthquakes: Open-File Report.

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On April 25 and 26, 1992, three large earthquakes occurred near Cape Mendocino, Calif. The mainshock occurred on April 25 with Ms = 7.1, the next day followed by two powerful aftershocks of Ms = 6.6 and Ms = 6.7. The permanent seismographic network operated by the U.S. Geological Survey located 197 aftershocks, greater than magnitude 3 during the following 3 weeks (Andrew Michael, personal commun., 1992). Most of them were located offshore (Michael, 1992, fig. 1). On April 27,1992, the author began operation of five portable digital seismographs located in a rough semi-circle approximately 50-90 km from the aftershock (fig. 1). The seismographs were operated for 12 days. The primary research goal was to contribute to aftershock locations [...]

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