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BSSA
The Bulletin
of the Seismological Society of America

Volume 106 · Number 6 · December 2016

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Contents

Articles
Potentially Induced Earthquakes during the Early Twentieth Century in the Los Angeles Basin
Susan E. Hough and Morgan Page
[ Abstract ]
2419
Moment Tensor Analysis of Very Shallow Sources
Andrea Chiang, Douglas S. Dreger, Sean R. Ford, William R. Walter, and Seung-Hoon Yoo
[ Abstract ]
2436
Automatic Aftershock Forecasting: A Test Using Real-Time Seismicity Data in Japan
Takahiro Omi, Yosihiko Ogata, Katsuhiko Shiomi, Bogdan Enescu, Kaoru Sawazaki, and Kazuyuki Aihara
[ Abstract ]
2450
Real-Time Moment Magnitude and Stress Drop with Implications for Real-Time Shaking Prediction
Alon Ziv and Itzhak Lior
[ Abstract ]
2459
Seismogeodesy Using GPS and Low-Cost MEMS Accelerometers: Perspectives for Earthquake Early Warning and Rapid Response
Jessie K. Saunders, Dara E. Goldberg, Jennifer S. Haase, Yehuda Bock, D. Glen Offield, Diego Melgar, José Restrepo, Robert B. Fleischman, Arpit Nema, Jianghui Geng, Christian Walls, Doerte Mann, and Glen S. Mattioli
[ Abstract ]
2469
Rapid Assessment of Earthquake Source Characteristics
Semechah K. Y. Lui, Don Helmberger, Junjie Yu, and Shengji Wei
[ Abstract ]
2490
Cavity Radius Scaling for Underground Explosions in Hard Rock
Anastasia Stroujkova, Mario Carnevale, and Oleg Vorobiev
[ Abstract ]
2500
Stochastic Generation of Accelerograms for Subduction Earthquakes
Cristian Otarola and Sergio Ruiz
[ Abstract ]
2511
Long-Period Site Response in Northeastern Japan from Ground-Motion Prediction Equations
Rami Ibrahim, Hongjun Si, Kazuki Koketsu, and Hiroe Miyake
[ Abstract ]
2521
Ground-Motion Prediction Model from Local Earthquakes of the Mexico Basin at the Hill Zone of Mexico City
Miguel A. Jaimes, Javier Lermo, and Adrián D. García-Soto
[ Abstract ]
2532
Attenuation of Coda Waves in Western Mexico Using Local Seismicity
Christian R. Escudero, Nathalie García-Millán, and Felipe de Jesús Escalona-Alcázar
[ Abstract ]
2545
Northern California Seismic Attenuation: 3D QP and QS Models
Donna Eberhart-Phillips
[ Abstract ]
2558
A Nonergodic Ground-Motion Model for California with Spatially Varying Coefficients
Niels Landwehr, Nicolas M. Kuehn, Tobias Scheffer, and Norman Abrahamson
[ Abstract ]
2574
Data-Driven Seismic-Hazard Models Prepared for a Seismic Risk Assessment in the Dead Sea Region
Michael Haas, Amotz Agnon, Dino Bindi, Stefano Parolai, and Massimiliano Pittore
[ Abstract ]
2584
Implementing the Effect of the Rupture Directivity on PSHA for the City of Istanbul, Turkey
E. Spagnuolo, A. Akinci, A. Herrero, and S. Pucci
[ Abstract ]
2599
Empirical MwML, mb, and Ms Conversions in Western China
Chi-Chia Tang, Lupei Zhu, and Rong Huang
[ Abstract ]
2614
Recurrence Time Distributions of Large Earthquakes in Eastern Iran
A. Khodaverdian, H. Zafarani, K. W. Schultz, and M. Rahimian
[ Abstract ]
2624
Stress-Drop Variations and Source-Scaling Relations of Moderate Earthquakes of the Indian Tectonic Plate
Bandana Baruah, Prakash Kumar, M. Ravi Kumar, and Shib S. Ganguli
[ Abstract ]
2640
The 2016 Mw 6.7 Imphal Earthquake in the Indo-Burman Range: A Case of Continuing Intraplate Deformation within the Subducted Slab
Revathy M. Parameswaran and Kusala Rajendran
[ Abstract ]
2653
Seismicity along St. Lawrence Paleorift Faults Overprinted by a Meteorite Impact Structure in Charlevoix, Québec, Eastern Canada
Hongyu Yu, Yajing Liu, Rebecca M. Harrington, and Maurice Lamontagne
[ Abstract ]

Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Earthquake catalogs.
2663
Continuity of the Reelfoot Fault Across the Cottonwood Grove and Ridgely Faults of the New Madrid Seismic Zone
Matthew L. Greenwood, Edward W. Woolery, Roy B. Van Arsdale, William J. Stephenson, and Gary L. Patterson
[ Abstract ]
2674
The 2013 Seismic Swarm in Chihuahua, Mexico: Evidence of Active Extensional Deformation in the Southern Basin and Range
Gerardo Suárez, Edgar Sánchez-Alvaro, Elías Lomas-Delgado, and Gustavo Arvizu-Lara
[ Abstract ]
2686
Seismic and Tectonic Analysis of the 2014–2015 Flagstaff, Arizona, Earthquake Sequence
David S. Brumbaugh, Ryan Porter, and Jeri J. Young
[ Abstract ]
2695
Large Transverse Range Earthquakes Cause Coastal Upheaval near Ventura, Southern California
Thomas K. Rockwell, Kate Clark, Lynn Gamble, Michael E. Oskin, Erik C. Haaker, and George L. Kennedy
[ Abstract ]
2706
Continuity of the West Napa–Franklin Fault Zone Inferred from Guided Waves Generated by Earthquakes Following the 24 August 2014 Mw 6.0 South Napa Earthquake
R. D. Catchings, M. R. Goldman, Y.-G. Li, and J. H. Chan
[ Abstract ]
2721
Subsurface Fault Damage Zone of the 2014 Mw 6.0 South Napa, California, Earthquake Viewed from Fault-Zone Trapped Waves
Yong-Gang Li, Rufus D. Catchings, and Mark R. Goldman
[ Abstract ]
2747
Earthquake Source Properties from Pseudotachylite
N. M. Beeler, Giulio Di Toro, and Stefan Nielsen
[ Abstract ]
2764
Shallow Sedimentary Rock as a Fragile Geological Feature: Effects of Clay Content and Hydrology on Frictional Strength
Norman H. Sleep
[ Abstract ]
2777
Possible Indicator of a Strong Isotropic Earthquake Component: Example of Two Shallow Earthquakes in Greece
Dana Křížová, Jiří Zahradník, and Anastasia Kiratzi
[ Abstract ]
2784
A New Methodology for Quantification of the Systematic Path Effects on Ground-Motion Variability
Chih-Hsuan Sung and Chyi-Tyi Lee
[ Abstract ]
2796
Surface-Wave Retrieval from Generalized Diffuse Fields in 2D Synthetic Models of Alluvial Valleys
Marcela Baena-Rivera, Mathieu Perton, and Francisco J. Sánchez-Sesma
[ Abstract ]
2811
Source Process of the 1923 Kanto Earthquake Considering Subduction Interface Geometry and Amplification Effects Caused by the Large-Scale and 3D Complex Sedimentary Basin
Sunhe Yun, Kazuki Koketsu, and Reiji Kobayashi
[ Abstract ]
2817
Analytical Estimation of Short-Period Ground Motions in Mexico City for Engineering Applications
Masahiro Iida
[ Abstract ]
2831
VS30 Empirical Prediction Relationships Based on a New Soil-Profile Database for the Beijing Plain Area, China
Junju Xie, Paolo Zimmaro, Xiaojun Li, Zengping Wen, and Yisheng Song
[ Abstract ]
2843
Experimental and Numerical Evidence of the Clustering Effect of Structures on their Response during an Earthquake: A Case Study of Three Identical Towers in the City of Grenoble, France
Philippe Guéguen and Andrea Colombi
[ Abstract ]
2855
Developments in New Fluid Rotational Seismometers: Instrument Performance and Future Directions
John R. Evans, Jan T. Kozák, and Petr Jedlička
[ Abstract ]
2865
3D Nearly Analytic Central Difference Method for Computation of Sensitivity Kernels of Wave-Equation-Based Seismic Tomography
Xueyuan Huang, Dinghui Yang, Ping Tong, and Yanjie Zhou
[ Abstract ]
2877
SALSA3D: A Tomographic Model of Compressional Wave Slowness in the Earth’s Mantle for Improved Travel-Time Prediction and Travel-Time Prediction Uncertainty
Sanford Ballard, James R. Hipp, Michael L. Begnaud, Christopher J. Young, Andre V. Encarnacao, Eric P. Chael, and W. Scott Phillips
[ Abstract ]
2900
Short Notes
The Maximum Possible and the Maximum Expected Earthquake Magnitude for Production-Induced Earthquakes at the Gas Field in Groningen, The Netherlands
Gert Zöller and Matthias Holschneider
[ Abstract ]
2917
Activation of a Minor Graben and Pull-Apart Basin Just East of Bukadaban during the 2001 Kunlun Earthquake (Mw 7.8)
Hong Chang, Le-yi Li, Peter Molnar, and Nathan A. Niemi
[ Abstract ]
2922
Comment and Reply
Comment on “Statistical Analyses of Great Earthquake Recurrence along the Cascadia Subduction Zone” by Ram Kulkarni, Ivan Wong, Judith Zachariasen, Chris Goldfinger, and Martin Lawrence
Allan Goddard Lindh
[ Abstract ]
2927
Reply to “Comment on ‘Statistical Analyses of Great Earthquake Recurrence along the Cascadia Subduction Zone’ by Ram Kulkarni, Ivan Wong, Judith Zachariasen, Chris Goldfinger, and Martin Lawrence” by Allan Goddard Lindh
Chris Goldfinger, Ivan Wong, Ram Kulkarni, and Jeffrey W. Beeson
[ Abstract ]
2935