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A Spatiotemporal Clustering Model for the Third Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF3-ETAS): Toward an Operational Earthquake Forecast
Edward H. Field, Kevin R. Milner, Jeanne L. Hardebeck, Morgan T. Page, Nicholas van der Elst, Thomas H. Jordan, Andrew J. Michael, Bruce E. Shaw, and Maximilian J. Werner
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Figures showing discretization, verification of the DistanceDecayCubeSampler, average simulated participation rate, and average cumulative magnitude–frequency distributions (MFDs).

Long-Term Afterslip of the 2004 M 6.0 Parkfield, California, Earthquake—Implications for Forecasting Amount and Duration of Afterslip on Other Major Creeping Faults
James J. Lienkaemper and Forrest S. McFarland
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Tables of afterslip observations and coefficients for computing afterslip.

Investigation of Late Pleistocene and Holocene Activity in the San Gregorio Fault Zone on the Continental Slope North of Monterey Canyon, Offshore Central California
Katherine L. Maier, Charles K. Paull, Daniel S. Brothers, David W. Caress, Mary McGann, Eve M. Lundsten, Krystle Anderson, and Roberto Gwiazda

The 2008 Wells, Nevada, Earthquake Sequence: Source Constraints Using Calibrated Multiple-Event Relocation and InSAR
Jennifer L. Nealy, Harley M. Benz, Gavin P. Hayes, Eric A. Bergman, and William D. Barnhart
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Description of methods and figures of relocated aftershocks, interferograms, residuals, transformations, and seismic station locations.

Geophysical Constraints on the Crustal Structure of the Southern Rio Grande Rift
Lennox E. Thompson, Aaron A. Velasco, Azucena Zamora, and Musa Hussein

Seismicity and Subterranean Sounds in the Northwest Deccan Volcanic Province of India
A. P. Singh, M. Ravi Kumar, Santosh Kumar, Alla Sateesh, P. Mahesh, Arjav Shukla, and Riyanka Talukdar

On the Epicenter Determination of Historical Earthquakes Attested to by Sparse Intensity Data Sets
Päivi Mäntyniemi, Ruben E. Tatevossian, and Roman N. Vakarchuk

The 1904 Ms 7.3 Earthquake in Central Alaska
Carl Tape, Anthony Lomax, Vipul Silwal, James D. Agnew, and Brian Brettschneider
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Tables of arrival time, figures of station registers, visualization of NonLinLoc (NLL) solution for the 1904 Alaska earthquake, distribution of depths of the posterior probability for the 1904 and 1935 events, epicenter and samples of the posterior probability distribution for the 1904 and 1935 earthquakes, map of southward shift of epicenters, and estimated epicenters for the 3 February 2000 Kaltag earthquake.

Historical (Yuan Dynasty) Earthquake on the North Danghe Nanshan Thrust, Western Qilian Shan, China
Yanxiu Shao, Daoyang Yuan, Michael E. Oskin, Pengtao Wang, Jing Liu-Zeng, Cuiping Li, and Zhao Wu
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Description of the test procedure of optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) samples, and figure showing natural OSL decay curve, growth curves, and equivalent dose (De) distributions.

Which Fault Segments Ruptured in the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake and Which Did Not? New Evidence from Near-Fault 3D Surface Displacements Derived from SAR Image Offsets
Guangcai Feng, Sigurjón Jónsson, and Yann Klinger
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Parallel ascending-orbit track coseismic deformation.

Rupture Dynamics and Ground Motion from Potential Earthquakes around Taiyuan, China
Zhenguo Zhang, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen, Ping’en Li, and Changhua Fu

Correlation of Spectral Accelerations for Earthquakes in China
Kun Ji, Najib Bouaanani, Ruizhi Wen, and Yefei Ren

Aftershocks of the 2012 Mw 7.6 Nicoya, Costa Rica, Earthquake and Mechanics of the Plate Interface
Esteban J. Chaves, Laure Duboeuf, Susan Y. Schwartz, Thorne Lay, and Jonas Kintner
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Tables of hypocenter location and focal mechanisms and selection criteria for underthrusting events and figures showing the Gutenberg–Richter distribution, regional moment tensor inversion, spatial distribution of earthquake activity, and temporal distribution of underthrusting events.

Alternative Rupture-Scaling Relationships for Subduction Interface and Other Offshore Environments
Trevor I. Allen and Gavin P. Hayes
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Table of rupture parameters.

The High-Cut Parameter (Kappa) for the Near-Surface Geology in and around the Taipei Basin, Taiwan
Ming-Wey Huang, Kuo-Liang Wen, Shun-Chiang Chang, Chi-Ling Chang, Sheu-Yien Liu, and Kuei-Pao Chen

Rupture Directivity Effects on Strong Ground Motion during the 15 April 2016 Mw 7.0 Kumamoto Earthquake in Japan
Junju Xie, Paolo Zimmaro, Xiaojun Li, and Zengping Wen
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Figures of variation of regression residuals with Rrup for observed peak ground acceleration (PGA), peak ground velocity (PGV), and spectral accelerations (SAs) and of regression residuals versus VS30.

Characterizing Surface Geology, Liquefaction Potential, and Maximum Intensity in the Kachchh Seismic Zone, Western India through Microtremor Analysis
A. P. Singh, Arjav Shukla, M. Ravi Kumar, and M. G. Thakkar

Strong Ground Motion in the Indo-Gangetic Plains during the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, Earthquake Sequence and Its Prediction during Future Earthquakes
S. K. Singh, D. Srinagesh, D. Srinivas, D. Arroyo, X. Pérez-Campos, R. K. Chadha, G. Suresh, and G. Suresh
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Tables of station locations and peak ground acceleration (PGA), peak ground velocity (PGV), and peak ground displacement (PGD) values; and figures of spectral ratios, band-pass filtered PGA, PGV, and PGD values, residuals, and comparison of PGAs for alternative model.

Physics-Based Broadband Ground-Motion Simulations for Probable Mw≥7.0 Earthquakes in the Marmara Sea Region (Turkey)
Aybige Akinci, Hideo Aochi, André Herrero, Marta Pischiutta, and Dimitri Karanikas

3D Effects of Sedimentary Wedges and Subsurface Canyons: Ground-Motion Amplification in the Israeli Coastal Plain
Omri Volk, Shahar Shani-Kadmiel, Zohar Gvirtzman, and Michael Tsesarsky
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Animations of the three components of the ground-motion models.

From Stiffness to Strength: Formulation and Validation of a Hybrid Hyperbolic Nonlinear Soil Model for Site-Response Analyses
Jian Shi and Domniki Asimaki
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Figures showing goodness-of-fit score versus peak ground acceleration (PGA) plots for all the nine KiK-net stations.

A New Pulse Indicator for the Classification of Ground Motions
Vassiliki Kardoutsou, Ioannis Taflampas, and Ioannis N. Psycharis
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Tables of classification of considered records and proposed pulse indicator (PI) index for records characterized as pulse-like.

An Updated Geospatial Liquefaction Model for Global Application
Jing Zhu, Laurie G. Baise, and Eric M. Thompson

An Experimental Topographic Amplification Study at Los Alamos National Laboratory Using Ambient Vibrations
Andrew C. Stolte, Brady R. Cox, and Richard C. Lee

Broadband Seismic Noise Attenuation versus Depth at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory
Charles R. Hutt, Adam T. Ringler, and Lind S. Gee

Mws of Seismic Sources under Thick Sediments
Luca Malagnini and Irene Munafò
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Figures of hypocentral distances, moment tensor (MT) solutions, and site terms from the ground-motion regression; and tables of velocity models and MT solutions.

A Local Magnitude Relation for Earthquakes in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
Emrah Yenier

Magnitude Estimation Based on Integrated Amplitude and Frequency Content of the Initial P Wave in Earthquake Early Warning Applied to Tehran, Iran
Sahar Nazeri, Zaher Hossein Shomali, Simona Colombelli, Luca Elia, and Aldo Zollo

Testing Earthquake Early Warning Parameters, τpmax, τc, and Pd, for Rapid Magnitude Estimation in the Sichuan, China, Region
Hongjie Li, Jianjing Zhang, and Yalei Tang

Performance Evaluation of the Earthquake Detection and Classification Algorithm 2(tStP) of the Seismic Alert System of Mexico (SASMEX)
Armando Cuéllar, Gerardo Suárez, and J. M. Espinosa-Aranda
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Table of earthquake parameters, performance of Seismic Alert System of Mexico (SASMEX), and specific performance evaluation of the 2(tStP) algorithm.

Estimation of Earthquake Early Warning Parameters for Eastern Sicily
Giuseppina Tusa, Carla Musumeci, and Domenico Patanè

Probabilistic Seismic-Hazard Assessment for Eritrea
Berhe Goitom, Maximilian J. Werner, Katsuichiro Goda, J.-Michael Kendall, James O.S. Hammond, Ghebrebrhan Ogubazghi, Clive Oppenheimer, Agnes Helmstetter, Derek Keir, and Finnigan Illsley-Kemp

Deviatoric Moment Tensor Solutions from Spectral Amplitudes in Surface Network Recordings: Case Study in São Caetano, Pernambuco, Brazil
Sérgio Luiz E. F. da Silva, Jordi Julià, and F. Hilário R. Bezerra

Generating Spectrum-Compatible Time Histories Using Eigenfunctions
Bo Li, Binh-Le Ly, Wei-Chau Xie, and Mahesh D. Pandey

Finite-Fault Bayesian Inversion of Teleseismic Body Waves
Brandon S. Clayton, Stephen H. Hartzell, Morgan P. Moschetti, and Sarah E. Minson
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Figures of histograms of slip and rise time, waveform comparisons between data and synthetics, and slip velocity along the fault plane for a synthetic case, as well as for the 2011 Mw 7.1 Van, east Turkey, earthquake, and the 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor–Cucapah, Baja California, earthquake.

Short Notes

A Cross-Correlation-Based Approach to Direct Seismogram Stacking for Receiver-Side Structural Inversion
C. Sippl, A. Kumar, and J. Dettmer
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Figure of stacks for four additional global stations.

Nonlinear Signal Comparison and High-Resolution Measurement of Surface-Wave Dispersion
Yingcai Zheng and Hao Hu

Repeatability of Testing a Small Broadband Sensor in the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory Underground Vault
A. T. Ringler, A. A. Holland, and D. C. Wilson
Ⓔ Electronic Supplement: Table of dates of the trials used as well as QQ plots for the statistics collected from the sensor tests.

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