Talk:Parkfield, California

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Regarding Leonard G.'s latest update:

"Note that the range of earthquakes between 3.0 and 5.0 encompass a range of energy release in the ratio of 1:100, as the magnitude scale is logarithmic. The ground motion associated with earthquakes in this range is highly dependent upon the distance from the epicenter and the particular soil conditions at the observation point."

The energy level change between earthquakes in actually 32 times between each magnitude number, which is equal to a ration of over 1:900.

That said, I don't believe this information belongs in the Parkfield article.

RockBandit 05:38, Oct 5, 2004 (UTC)

We should remove earthquake analysis information[edit]

Seeing as how earthquakes happen here roughly every 22 - 25 years or so (at least since the late 1800s), I think we should move a lot of the specific information about earthquakes and the analysis to other pages. It is cluttering up this page. RockBandit 06:23, Dec 11, 2004 (UTC)

Moving of earthquake info[edit]

I think the information on the recent earthquake was appropriate here shortly after it happened. However, it was time to move it elsewhare.