Mineral, Virginia earthquake strong motion data

Posted by cdj On August - 25 - 2011

Looking for strong motion records from the rare Eastern U.S., Mineral, Virginia (Mw=5.8) earthquake of 23 August, 2011? The Center for Engineering Strong Motion Data (CESMD) has posted updated records here.
A concise account of the nuclear generating facilities in Virginia following the earthquake is provided by MIT nuclear science and engineering group which includes in its summary the observation, “…California is a disjointed geologic hodgepodge that dissipates seismic energy”… Makes one wonder on their view of Texas…

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