First Quarter Hanford Seismic Report for Fiscal Year 1999

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Hanford Seismic Monitoring provides an uninterrupted collection of high-quality raw and processed seismic data from the Hanford Seismic Network (HSN) for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractors. They also locate and identify sources of seismic activity and monitors changes in the historical pattern of seismic activity at the Hanford Site. The data are compiled, archived, and published for use by the Hanford Site for waste management Natural Phenomena Hazards assessments, and engineering design and construction. In addition, the seismic monitoring organization works with the Hanford Site Emergency Services Organization to provide assistance in the event of a significant ... continued below

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Hartshorn, D. C.; Reidel, S. P. & Rohay, A. C. May 26, 1999.

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Hanford Seismic Monitoring provides an uninterrupted collection of high-quality raw and processed seismic data from the Hanford Seismic Network (HSN) for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractors. They also locate and identify sources of seismic activity and monitors changes in the historical pattern of seismic activity at the Hanford Site. The data are compiled, archived, and published for use by the Hanford Site for waste management Natural Phenomena Hazards assessments, and engineering design and construction. In addition, the seismic monitoring organization works with the Hanford Site Emergency Services Organization to provide assistance in the event of a significant earthquake on the Hanford Site. The HSN and the Eastern Washington Regional Network (EWRN) consists of 42 individual sensor sites and 15 radio relay sites maintained by the Hanford Seismic Monitoring staff. The operational rate for the first quarter of FY99 for stations in the HSN was 99.8%. There were 121 triggers during the first quarter of fiscal year 1999. Fourteen triggers were local earthquakes; seven (50%) were in the Columbia River Basalt Group, no earthquakes occurred in the pre-basalt sediments, and seven (50%) were in the crystalline basement. One earthquake (7%) occurred near or along the Horn Rapids anticline, seven earthquakes (50%) occurred in a known swarm area, and six earthquakes (43%) were random occurrences. No earthquakes triggered the Hanford Strong Motion Accelerometer during the first quarter of FY99.

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OSTI as DE00006955

Medium: P; Size: 35 pages

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  • Other Information: Supercedes report DE00006955; PBD: 26 May 1999

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  • Report No.: PNNL-11557-10
  • Report No.: EW3120100,73400
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/6955 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6955
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711577

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Hartshorn, D. C.; Reidel, S. P. & Rohay, A. C. First Quarter Hanford Seismic Report for Fiscal Year 1999, report, May 26, 1999; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711577/: accessed April 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.