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- From: "Russel Madere" <rmadere(--nospam--at)bellsouth.net>
- Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 14:55:56 -0600
I use the Clark 1866 Geoid to calculate the coordinates of each location in what ever unit I want and then use Algebra's Pythagerean Theorem to calculate the distance. Not the quickest way by hand, but a PC can handle the calculations in seconds. Russel Madere ----- Original Message ----- From: Khosrownia, Ghassem SPK <GKhosrownia(--nospam--at)spk.usace.army.mil> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org> Cc: Kutch, Wayne E NWS <Wayne.E.Kutch(--nospam--at)NWS02.usace.army.mil>; Wong, Anita J NWS <Anita.J.Wong(--nospam--at)NWS02.usace.army.mil> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2000 2:41 PM Subject: ??finding distance of E.Q. from given location?? > All, > > In trying to determine distance from epicenter of Hector-Mine and Northridge > earthquakes from some project sites I found the following link that can help > in converting the longitude latitude information to distances > http://www.best.com/~williams/gccalc.htm. I have not looked at exactly how > this is developed, but it seems the site is developed by a pilot for a > pilot. Have you used something like this before? Would you know of a more > reliable way to estimate the distances (except scaling off the maps)? > > Thanks for any input and feedback. > > > Ghassem. > >
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