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Tijuana is 20 miles south of San Diego and the Seismic Zone in San Diego
has been changed to 4 in the 1994 and 1997 UBC.

>>> Ed Marshall <elmarshall(--nospam--at)HASimons.com> 10/20/98 12:18pm >>>
>From the US Army/Navy/Air Force Seismic Design Manual No. 5-809-10
(20
October 1992).
 (See http://trumpet.wes.army.mil/html/tm580910/tm_main.htm )
Table 3-2 Seismic zone tabulation--outside United States. <tm_t032.htm> 
Mexico: 
Ciudad Juarez .............................................2A
Guadalajara ...............................................3
Hermosillo ................................................3
Matamoros .................................................0
Mazatlan ..................................................2A
Merida ....................................................0
Mexico City ...............................................3
Monterrey .................................................0
Nuevo Laredo ..............................................0
Tijuana ...................................................3

Ed Marshall, PE
Atlanta


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Eddie Gonzalez [SMTP:Eagonzal(--nospam--at)ENG.CI.LA.CA.US]
> Sent:	Tuesday, October 20, 1998 2:54 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Re: Mexican Seismic Zonation
> 
> Tom,
> 
> Check if SMIS (Sociedad Mexicana de Ingenieria Sismica) or SMIE
(Sociedad
> Mexicana de Ingenieros Estructural) have a web site.  They participated
in
> the
> 1992 SEAOC Convention when it was held in Ixtapa, Mexico.  
> 
> Also, you may want to check out Mario Paz's book, " International
Handbook
> of
> Earthquake Engineering - Codes, Programs, and Examples", Chapman &
Hall,
> ITP
> publishers, 1994/96??.  He covers 32 Countries, including Algeria,
> Bulgaria,
> Greece, Italy, . . . Mexico ( Chapter 25, pg 342), . . . .      I saw it
> at the
> library in Cal State Univ. of Northrige.  
> 
> Hope this helps some,
> ed gonzalez
> 
> >>> <tbenson(--nospam--at)lowney.com> 10/19/98 10:12AM >>>
> 
> Are there seismic zones established for Mexico, similar to UBC?  If so,
> where
> can I get a copy of this zonation/code?  I am particularly interested in
> Puebla.
>  I guess this puts "int" into SEA.
> 
> Any assistance greatly appreciated.
> 
> Tom Benson at Lowney Associates
> 
> 
> 
> 
>