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Steve,

You might try going into Google Earth and get the latitude and longitude from various cities along the San Adreas Fault (and/or other major faults) then plug into the USGS seismic parameter program and see what you get.

Thomas Hunt, S.E.
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09/23/2009 08:05 AM
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Good morning,
 
Working on a project "generic" for entire State of California, and need to estimate the highest seismic load for a city in the state.
So far, the highest accelerations I found were in the City of Rancho Cucamonga (Ss=2.670, S1=0.968, higher than even in Richmond or Berkeley).
 
Is anybody aware of even higher values anywhere in the state?
 
Thanks,
 
V. Steve Gordin, SE
Irvine CA

 
 
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