Papers 1990-1999

Houston, H., and Kanamori, H., 1990, Comparison of Strong-Motion Spectra with Teleseismic Spectra for Three Magnitude 8 Subduction-Zone Earthquakes: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 80, p. 913-934.

Hwang, L.J., Magistrale, H., and Kanamori, H., 1990, Teleseismic source parameters and rupture characteristics of the 24 November 1987, Superstition Hills earthquake: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 80, p. 43-56.

Kanamori, H., 1990a, Pasadena very-broad-band system and its use for real-time seismology: U. S. G. S. Open-file Report 90-98.

Kanamori, H., 1990b, Pasadena very-broad-band system and its use for real-time seismology, extended abstract for the U.S.-Japan Seminar on Earthquake Prediction, USGS Open-File Report, p. 90-98.

Kanamori, H., Mori, J., and Heaton, T.H., 1990, The 3 December 1988, Pasadena Earthquake (ML = 4.9) recorded with the Very Broadband System in Pasadena: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 80, no. 2, p. 483-487.

Kanamori, H., and Satake, K., 1990, Broadband Study of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 17, p. 1179-1182.

Satake, K., and Kanamori, H., 1990, Fault Parameters and Tsumani Excitation of the May 23, 1989 MacQuarie Ridge Earthquake: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 17, p. 997-1000.

Kanamori, H., 1991, TERRAscope: IRIS Newsletter X, v. No. 2, no. Summer/Fall. Kanamori, H., Hauksson, E., and Heaton, T., 1991, TERRAscope and CUBE Project at Caltech: EOS Trans. AGU, v. 72, p. 564.

Kanamori, H., and Ma, K.-F., 1991, Aftershock sequence of the 3 December 1988 Pasadena earthquake: Seismol. Soc. Amer., Bull., v. 81, no. 6, p. 2310-2319.

Kanamori, H., Mori, J., Anderson, D.L., and Heaton, T.H., 1991, Seismic excitation by the space shuttle Columbia: Nature, v. 349, p. 781-782.

Kikuchi, M., and Kanamori, H., 1991, Inversion of complex body waves - III: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Amer., v. 81, p. 2335-2350.


Ma, K.-F., Satake, K., and Kanamori, H., 1991a, The origin of the tsunami excited by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake - faulting or slumping: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 18, p. 637-640.

Ma, K.-F., Satake, K., and Kanamori, H., 1991b, The origin of the tsunami excited by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 81, p. 1396-1397.

Satake, K., and Kanamori, H., 1991a, Abnormal tsunamis caused by the June 13, 1984 Torishima, Japan, Earthquake: J. Geophys. Res., v. 96, p. 19,933-19,939.

Satake, K., and Kanamori, H., 1991b, Use of tsunami waveforms for earthquake source study, in Bernard, E.N., ed., Natural Hazards: The Netherlands, Kluwer Academic, p. 193-208.

Huang, W., Silver, L.T., and Kanamori, H., 1992, Non-SAF type focal mechanisms adjacent to the SAF, Mojave Segment: Implications for Blind Thrust Beneath the San Gabriel Mountains, Southern California, in II International Conference on Continental Earthquakes, October 7-10, 1992, Beijing, P. R. China.

Hwang, L., and Kanamori, H., 1992, Rupture Processes of the 1987-88 Gulf of Alaska Earthquake Sequence: J. Geophys. Res., v. 97, p. 19,881-19,908.

Kanamori, H., 1992a, Broadband Study of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake: NEHERP Congressional Report: Loma Prieta Earthquake Professional Paper.

Kanamori, H., 1992b, Medal Citation Response: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 82, p. 1556-1557.

Kanamori, H., and Hauksson, E., 1992, A slow earthquake in the Santa Maria Basin, California: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 82, p. 2087-2096.

Kanamori, H., and Mori, J., 1992, Harmonic excitation of mantle Rayleigh waves by the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 19, p. 721-724.

Kanamori, H., Mori, J., Sturtevant, B., Anderson, D., and Heaton, T., 1992, Seismic excitation by space shuttles: Shock Waves Int'l J., v. 2, p. 89-96.

Magistrale, H., Kanamori, H., and Jones, C., 1992, Forward and inverse three-dimensional P-wave velocity models of the southern California crust: J. Geophys. Res., v. 97, p. 14,115-14,135.

Takeo, M., and Kanamori, H., 1992, Simulation of long-period ground motions for the 1923 Kanto earthquake (M=8): Bull. Earthquake Res. Institute, Univ. Tokyo, v. 67, p. 389-436.

Zhao, D., and Kanamori, H., 1992, P-Wave Image of the crust and uppermost mantle in southern California: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 19, p. 2329-2332.

Helmberger, D., Dreger, D., Stead, R., and Kanamori, H., 1993, Impact of broadband seismology on the understanding of strong motions: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 83, p. 830-850.

Huang, W., Silver, L.T., and Kanamori, H., 1993, Non-SAF type focal mechanisms adjacent to the SAF, Mojave Segment: Implications for Blind Thrust Beneath the San Gabriel Mountains, Southern California, in Proc. II International Conf. on Continental Earthquakes, Beijing.

Kanamori, H., 1993a, Excitation of Jovian normal modes by an impact source: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 20, p. 2921-2924.

Kanamori, H., 1993b, Locating earthquakes with amplitude--Application to Real-Time Seismology: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 83, p. 264-268.

Kanamori, H., 1993c, W Phase: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 20, p. 1691-1694.

Kanamori, H., Ekstrom, G., Dziewonski, A., Barker, J.S., and Sipkin, S.A., 1993, Seismic Radiation by Magma Injection: An Anomalous Seismic Event Near Tori Shima, Japan: J. Geophys. Res., v. 98, p. 6511-6522.

Kanamori, H., Hauksson, E., Hutton, L.K., and Jones, L.M., 1993, Determination of Earthquake Energy Release and ML Using TERRAscope: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 83, p. 330-346.

Kanamori, H., Jennings, P.C., Singh, S.K., and Astiz, L., 1993, Estimation of strong ground motions in Mexico City expected for large earthquakes in the Guerrero seismic gap: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 83, p. 811-829.

Kanamori, H., and Kikuchi, M., 1993a, The 1992 Nicaragua Earthquake -- a slow tsunami earthquake associated with subducted sediments: Nature, v. 361, p. 714-716.

Kanamori, H., and Kikuchi, M., 1993b, Mechanism of the 1992 Nicaragua Tsunami Earthquake, in Proc. Int'l Tsunami Symp., TSUNAMI '93, Aug. 23-27, Wakayama, Japan.


Kanamori, H., Thio, H.-K., Dreger, D., Hauksson, E., and Heaton, T., 1993, Initial Investigation of the Landers, California, Earthquake of 28 June 1992 using TERRAscope: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 19, p. 2267-2270.

Kikuchi, M., Kanamori, H., and Satake, K., 1993, Source complexity of the 1988 Armenian earthquake: Evidence for a slow after-slip event: J. Geophys. Res., v. 98, p. 15,797-15,808.

Sieh, K., Jones, L., Hauksson, E., Hudnut, K., Eberhart-Phillips, D., Heaton, T., Hough, S., Hutton, K., Kanamori, H., Lilje, A., Lindvall, S., McGill, S.F., Mori, J., Rubin, C., Spotila, J.A., Stock, J., Thio, H.-K., Treiman, J., Wernicke, B., and Zachariasen, J., 1993, Near-field investigations of the Landers earthquake sequence, April to July, 1992: Science, v. 260, p. 171-176.

Wald, D.J., Kanamori, H., Helmberger, D.V., and Heaton, T.H., 1993, Source Study of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 83, p. 981-1019.

Watada, S., Kanamori, H., and Anderson, D.L., 1993, An analysis of nearfield normal mode amplitude anomalies of the Landers earthquake: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 20, p. 2611-2614.

Zhao, D., and Kanamori, H., 1993, The 1992 Landers Earthquake Sequence: Earthquake Occurrence and Structural Heterogeneities: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 20, p. 1083-1086.

Ingersoll, A.P., Kanamori, H., and Dowling, T.E., 1994, Atmospheric gravity waves from the impact of comet Shoemaker-levy 9 with Jupiter: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 21, p. 1083-1086.

Johnson, J.M., Tanioka, Y., Ruff, L.J., Satake, K., and Kanamori, H., 1994, The 1957 Great Aleutian Earthquake: PAGEOPH, v. 142, p. 3-28.

Jones, C., Kanamori, H., and Roecker, S.W., 1994, Missing Roots and Mantle "Drips": Regional Pn and Teleseismic Arrival Times in the Southern Sierra Nevada and Vicinity, California: J. Geophys. Res., v. 99, p. 4567-4601.

Kanamori, H., 1994, Mechanics of Earthquakes: Ann. Rev. Earth & Planetary Sciences, v. 22, p. 207-237.

Kanamori, H., Mori, J., and Harkrider, D.G., 1994, Excitation of atmospheric oscillations by volcanic eruptions: J. Geophys. Res., v. 99, p. 21,947-21,961.

Kikuchi, M., and Kanamori, H., 1994, The mechanism of the deep Bolivia earthquake of June 9, 1994: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 21, p. 2341-2344.

Ma, K.-F., and Kanamori, H., 1994, Broadband waveform observation of the June 28, 1991, Sierra Madre earthquake sequence (ML = 5.8): Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 84, p. 1725-1738.

Scott, J., Hauksson, E., Kanamori, H., and Mori, J., 1994, Global positioning system resurvey of Southern California seismic network stations: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 85, p. 361-374.

Zhao, D., Hasagawa, A., and Kanamori, H., 1994, Deep structure of Japan subduction zone as derived from local, regional and teleseismic events: J. Geophys. Res., v. 99, p. 22,313-22,329.


Hauksson, E., Hutton, K., Kanamori, H., Jones, L., Mori, J., Hough, S.E., and Roquemore, G., 1995, Preliminary report on the 1995 Ridgecrest Earthquake sequence in Eastern California: Seismol. Res. Lett., v. 66, no. 6, p. 54-60.

Ingersoll, A.P., and Kanamori, H., 1995a, Waves from the collisions of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter: Nature, v. 374, p. 706-708.

Ingersoll, A.P., and Kanamori, H., 1995b, Waves from the Shoemaker-Levy 9 impacts, in Noll, K.S., Weaver, H.A., and Feldman, P.D., eds., IAU Colloquium 156, The Collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiter, Proceedings Space Telescope Science Institute Workshop, May 9-12, 1995.: Baltimore, Maryland, Cambridge University Press, p. 329-345.

Kanamori, H., 1995a, The Kobe (Hyogo-ken Nanbu), Japan, Earthquake of January 16, 1995: Seismol. Res. Lett., v. 66, p. 6-10.

Kanamori, H., 1995b, Preparing for the unexpected: Seismol. Res. Lett., v. 66, p. 7-8.

Kikuchi, M., and Kanamori, H., 1995a, The Shikotan earthquake of October 4, 1994 a lithospheric earthquake: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 22, p. 1025-1028.

Kikuchi, M., and Kanamori, H., 1995b, Source characteristics of the 1992 Nicaragua tsunami earthquake inferred from teleseismic body waves: PAGEOPH, v. 144, p. 441-453.

Thio, H.K., and Kanamori, H., 1995, Moment-tensor inversions for local earthquakes using surface waves recorded at TERRAscope: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 85, p. 1021-1038.

Zhao, D., and Kanamori, H., 1995, The 1994 Northridge earthquake: 3-D crustal structure in the rupture zone and its relation to the aftershock locations and mechanisms: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 22, p. 763-766.

Huang, W., Silver, L.T., and Kanamori, H., 1996, Evidence for possible horizontal faulting in southern California from earthquake mechanisms: Geology, v. 24, p. 123-126.

Kanamori, H., 1996a, Initiation process of earthquakes and its implications for seismic hazard reduction strategy, in Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., Irvine, CA, Earthquake Prediction: The Scientific Challenge, p. 3726-3731.

Kanamori, H., 1996b, A seismologist's view of VAN, A critical view of VAN, in Lighthill, J., ed., Earthquake Prediction from Seismic Electrical Signals: Singapore, World Scientific, p. 339-346.

Kanamori, H., 1996c, Book review of, Earth's Fury (An Introduction to Natural Hazards and Disasters, by Robert L. Kovach: Prentice-Hall, Inc., p. 214 pp): American Scientist, v. 84, p. 400.

Kanamori, H., and Heaton, T.H., 1996, The wake of a legendary earthquake: Nature News and Views, v. 379, p. 203-204.

Kanamori, H., and Satake, K., 1996, Broadband study of the source characteristics of the earthquake, in The Loma Prieta, California Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Main shock characteristics, in Spudich, P., ed., USGS Professional Paper, USGS, p. 75-80.

Kedar, S., and Kanamori, H., 1996, Continuous monitoring of seismic energy release associated with the 1994 Northridge earthquake and the 1992 Landers earthquake: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 86, p. 255-258.

Kedar, S., Sturtevant, B., and Kanamori, H., 1996, The origin of harmonic tremor at Old Faithful geyser: Nature, v. 379, p. 708-711.

Kikuchi, M., and Kanamori, H., 1996, Rupture process of the Kobe, Japan, earthquake of Jan. 17, 1995 determined from teleseismic body waves: J. Physics Earth, v. 44, p. 429-436.

Mori, J., and Kanamori, H., 1996, Initial rupture of earthquakes in the 1995 Ridgecrest, California sequence: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 23, p. 2437-2440.

Sturtevant, B., Kanamori, H., and Brodsky, E.E., 1996, Seismic triggering by rectified diffusion in geothermal systems: J. Geophys. Res., v. 101, p. 25,269-25,282.

Thio, H.K., and Kanamori, H., 1996, Source complexity of the 1994 Northridge earthquake and its relation to aftershock mechanisms: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 86, p. S84-S92.

Zhao, D., Kanamori, H., and Humphreys, E., 1996, Simultaneous inversion of local and teleseismic data for the crust and mantle structure of southern California: Phys. Earth Planet. Int., v. 93, p. 191-214.

Zhao, D., Kanamori, H., Negishi, H., and Wiens, D., 1996, Tomography of the source area of the 1995 Kobe earthquake: Evidence for fluids at the hypocenter? Science, v. 274, p. 1891-1894.

Kanamori, H., Hauksson, E., and Heaton, T., 1997, Real-time seismology and earthquake hazard mitigation: Nature, v. 390, p. 461-464.

Ma, K.-F., Kanamori, H., and Satake, K., 1997, Mechanism of the 1975 Kalapana, Hawaii, Earthquake Inferred from Tsunami Data: J. Geophys. Res., v. 104, p. 13,153-13,167.

Polet, J., and Kanamori, H., 1997, Upper-Mantle Shear Velocities Beneath Southern California Determined from Long-Period Surface Waves: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 87, p. 200-209.

Takeo, M., and Kanamori, H., 1997, Simulation of long-period ground motion near a large earthquake: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 87, p. 140-156.

Zhao, D., Kanamori, H., and Wiens, D., 1997, State of stress before and after the 1994 Northridge earthquake: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 24, p. 519-522.

Brodsky, E.E., Sturtevant, B., and Kanamori, H., 1998, Earthquakes, volcanoes and rectified diffusion: J. Geophys. Res., v. 103, p. 23,827-23,838.

Deng, J., Gurnis, M., Kanamori, H., and Hauksson, E., 1998, Viscoelastic flow in the lower crust after the 1992 Landers, California earthquake: Science, v. 282, p. 1689-1692.

Kanamori, H., 1998, Shaking Without Quaking: Science, v. 279, p. 2063-2064.

Kanamori, H., Anderson, D.L., and Heaton, T.H., 1998, Frictional Melting During the Rupture of the 1994 Bolivian Earthquake: Science, v. 279, p. 839-842.

Kedar, S., Kanamori, H., and Sturtevant, B., 1998, Bubble Collapse as the source of harmonic tremor at Old Faithful Geyser: J. Geophys. Res., v. 103, p. 24,283-24,299.

Lognonne, P., Clevede, E., and Kanamori, H., 1998, Computation of seismograms and atmospheric oscillation by normal-mode summation for a spherical earth model with realistic atmosphere: Geophys. J. Int., v. 135, p. 388-406.

Mori, J., Kanamori, H., Davis, J., Hauksson, E., Clayton, R., Heaton, T., Jones, L., Shakal, A., and Porcella, R., 1998, Major Improvements in Progress for Southern California Earthquake Monitoring: EOS Trans. AGU, v. 79, p. 217,221.

Brodsky, E.E., Kanamori, H., and Sturtevant, B., 1999, A seismically constrained mass discharge rate for the initiation of the May 18, 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption: J. Geophys. Res., v. 104, p. 29,387-29,400.

Kanamori, H., Maechling, P., and Hauksson, E., 1999, Continuous monitoring of ground-motion parameters: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 89, p. 311-316.

Sato, T., and Kanamori, H., 1999, Beginning of earthquakes modeled with the Griffith's fracture criterion: Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v. 89, p. 80-93.

Wald, D.J., Quitoriano, V., Heaton, T.H., and Kanamori, H., 1999, Relationships between peak ground acceleration, peak ground velocity, and modified Mercalli intensity in California: Earthquake Spectra, v. 15, p. 557-564.

Wald, D.J., Quitoriano, V., Heaton, T.H., Kanamori, H., Scrivner, C.W., and Worden, C.B., 1999, TriNet "ShakeMaps": Rapid Generation of Peak Ground Motion and Intensity Maps for Earthquakes in Southern California: Earthquake Spectra, v. 15, p. 537-555.