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Joshua Tree National Park on Shaky Ground n.a. / n.a. Joshua Tree, earthquake, fault, seismology, seismogram, intensity, magnitude, epicenter, focus, seismograph
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country n.a. / n.a. earthquake, fault, safety, aftershock, foreshock, mainshock, magnitude, earthquake myths, San Andreas Fault, Southern California
Earthquakes 30 minutes / n.a. earthquake, Parkfield, fault, energy, "San Andreas Fault", magnitude, epicenter, "secondary wave", "Richter Scale", "primary wave", "fault zone", "earthquake prediction", "creep meter", "seismic wave"
Charles Richter 09:35 - 10:35 (01:00) / 0.5 MB "Charles Richter", "Richter Scale", earthquake, "ground motion", energy, epicenter, magnitude
Richter Scale 10:35 - 11:20 (00:45) / 1.1 MB "Richter Scale", magnitude, earthquake, "elastic energy", energy
Small Earthquakes 11:20 - 11:51 (00:31) / 0.8 MB "William Bakun", earthquake, magnitude, energy, "Loma Prieta Earthquake"
Large Earthquakes 11:51 - 12:10 (00:19) / 0.9 MB Alaska, earthquake, magnitude, "Richter Scale"
Forecasting Earthquakes 15:21 - 16:20 (00:59) / 1.6 MB Parkfield, earthquake, "San Andreas Fault", magnitude, epicenter, prediction
Small Earthquakes 23:17 - 24:30 (01:13) / 1.2 MB earthquake, "Cathleen Aviles", fault, magnitude, "fault zone"
Living With the Earth: The Loma Prieta Earthquake 30 minutes / n.a. earthquake, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "San Francisco", "earthquake prediction", magnitude, epicenter, "San Francisco Bay", "San Andreas Fault"
Disaster of Enormous Proportions 03:30 - 04:59 (01:29) / 2.5 MB "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "San Francisco", "Menlo Park", "Richter Scale", USGS, magnitude, "Nimitz Freeway", "Marina District", earthquake
Fault Segments 12:49 - 14:18 (01:29) / 1.9 MB "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "San Francisco", Oakland, epicenter, "San Andreas Fault", earthquake, "fault segment", magnitude, "earthquake prediction", "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate"
A Moderate Earthquake 15:03 - 16:20 (01:17) / 2.9 MB "Loma Prieta Earthquake", earthquake, magnitude, "San Francisco Earthquake", "San Francisco", "Marina District"
Dangerous Lack of Planning 20:58 - 22:11 (01:13) / 1.8 MB "Vitelmo Bertero", earthquake, fault, "Hayward Fault", "San Francisco Bay", magnitude, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "University of California", "Berkeley"
magnitude, surface wave magnitude, moment magnitude n.a. / n.a. magnitude, "surface wave magnitude", "moment magnitude", seismograph, "seismic moment"
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