PSN-L Email List Message

Subject: Re: QUESTION about Slip Faults
From: John Lahr johnjan@........
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 19:12:50 -0800

Hi Thomas,

The sense (polarity) of motion of the phases recorded at a seismic 
station can be used,
when combined with many other stations, to determine the focal 
mechanism of the
earthquake.  Here's a web site where an explanation is attempted.


At 12:29 PM 1/27/2008, Thomas Dick wrote:
>will the "p" wave created by movement along a strike-slip fault be 
>distinct from other types?


Public Seismic Network Mailing List (PSN-L)

[ Top ] [ Back ] [ Home Page ]