Memphis, Shelby County Seismic Hazard Maps and Data Download

Graphical Formats

Documentation
Graphical Formats
August 2004

To view and print the PDF files from your browser, download the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
File sizes of eps = approximately 2-4 Mb each
File sizes of pdf = approximately 1-1.5 Mb each
File sizes of jpg = approximately 100 Kb each
File sizes of poster pdf = approximately 1.4 Mb each

Probabilistic Maps

Peak Acceleration (%g) with 10% Probability of Exceedance in 50 Years: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

Peak Acceleration (%g) with 2% Probability of Exceedance in 50 Years: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

0.2 sec Spectral Acceleration (%g) with 10% Probability of Exceedance in 50 Years: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

0.2 sec Spectral Acceleration (%g) with 2% Probability of Exceedance in 50 Years: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

1.0 sec Spectral Acceleration (%g) with 10% Probability of Exceedance in 50 Years: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

1.0 sec Spectral Acceleration (%g) with 2% Probability of Exceedance in 50 Years: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

Deterministic (Scenario) Maps

Peak Acceleration (%g) for a M7.7 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault coincident with the southern linear zone of modern seismicity: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

0.2 sec Spectral Acceleration for a M7.7 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault coincident with the southern linear zone of modern seismicity: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

1.0 sec Spectral Acceleration (%g) for a M7.7 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault coincident with the southern linear zone of modern seismicity: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

Peak Acceleration (%g) for a M6.2 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault at the closest end of the southern linear zone of modern seismicity: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

0.2 sec Spectral Acceleration for a M6.2 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault at the closest end of the southern linear zone of modern seismicity: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

1.0 sec Spectral Acceleration (%g) for a M6.2 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault at the closest end of the southern linear zone of modern seismicity: eps, pdf, jpg, poster

Other Maps

MMI Hazard for a M7.7 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault coincident with the southern linear zone of modern seismicity, geology included: gif

PGA Hazard for a M7.7 earthquake located northwest of Memphis, on a fault coincident with the southern linear zone of modern seismicity, geology included: gif

Memphis/Shelby County average shear-wave velocity over 30 meters: gif

Gridded Data Values

Gridded Data Values
August 2004
1st line in each file gives ground-motion parameter and the probability of exceedance

0.01 degree grid spacing in latitude and longitude
File sizes = approximately 30 Kb each