Event Name: Mohawk Valley, California Earthquake
Event Date: 08/10/2001, 20:19 UTC (01:19 PM PDT)
Event Identification: 20010810_1
Recorder Type: ETNA
Data Organization and Format || Downloads (updated 08/30/2001) || Tables (updated 08/30/2001)
Data Organization and Format
The August 10, 2001, 20:19 UTC ML 5.4 Mohawk Valley, California Earthquake data recorded by the USGS National Strong-Motion Network (NSMN) are available via the NSMP ftp server in the folder (directory) "20010810_1" (ftp://smftp.wr.usgs.gov/20010810_1). The time series provided are available in uncorrected acceleration, corrected acceleration, corrected velocity, corrected displacement, response spectra (relative displacement, relative velocity, pseudo-velocity, and absolute acceleration), and Fourier amplitude spectra of corrected acceleration. All of the data are in SMC format.
In a departure from previous file-naming conventions (where for a particular channel the different the time series data all had the same filename, and thus required separate directories for each data type), the file names for the data have the following form:
|Fourier amplitude spectra (f):||RRRRc_f.fs1|
where 'RRRR' is the four-digit recorder serial number (including leading 0's), 'c' is the channel number of the recorder ('a' corresponds to channel 1, 'b' to channel 2 , etc), the '_x' is used to identify the data type, and the suffix refers to the data format (rs2 and fs1 are valid SMC format types recognized by the BAP processing program.
The data are stored in two directories: uncorrected (only uncorrected acceleration) and corrected (all of the corrected and processed data, including acceleration, velocity, displacement, response spectra and Fourier amplitude spectra. This convention for organizing the data was implemented to avoid confusion between the directory names (Vol1, Vol2, Vol6) previously used for some earlier events and the standard conventions for Volume1, Volume2 and Volume 3 processing.
Information on how the data are processed can be found in the section on DATA PROCESSING.
To facilitate downloading the data, the data have been compressed into PC compatible ".zip" format. The same zip file is located in the "zips" folder in "20010810_1/" on the NSMP ftp server, "ftp://smftp.wr.usgs.gov/20010810_1". Time series and peak values data for station 1133 (Martis Creek Dam, recorders S/N 2101, 2102, 2103, 2104, 2123, 2124, and 2125) were added to the data set on 08/30/2001.
20010810 Mohawk Valley Earthquake Downloads in ".zip" format
|20010810_1_uncorr.zip||uncorrected (0.8 Mb; uncompresses to 2.7 Mb; updated 08/30/2001)|
|20010810_1_corr.zip||corrected (4.1 Mb; uncompresses to 12.1 Mb; updated 08/30/2001)|
List of corrected peak ground accelerations and velocities for available time-series data (to obtain list as Excel spreadsheet click here ) updated 08/30/2001
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This page was posted on August 13, 2001; updated 08/30/2001.