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This is pretty much exactly what I am doing. 
V. Steve Gordin, SE
Irvine CA
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Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 08:41
Subject: Re: seismic accelerations


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.

"SGE Structural" <sgordin(--nospam--at)>
09/23/2009 08:05 AM
Please respond to seaint
seismic accelerations

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?
V. Steve Gordin, SE
Irvine CA

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