Joyner-Boore Earthquake Attenuation Data
Event data for 23 earthquakes in California, showing peak accelerations.
Station-hypocenter distance (km)
Peak acceleration (g)
Joyner, W.B., D.M. Boore and R.D. Porcella (1981). Peak horizontal acceleration and velocity from strong-motion records including records from the 1979 Imperial Valley, California earthquake. USGS Open File report 81-365. Menlo Park, CA.
Boore, D. M. and Joyner, W. B. (1982). The empirical prediction of ground motion. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 72, S269–S268.
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