Analysis of Completeness of the Earthquake Sample in the Puget Sound Area and Its Effect on Statistical Estimates of Earthquake Hazard
In this paper the 100-year sample of earthquakes known to have occurred in the Puget Sound area between 1870 and 1969 ls evaluated for completeness and the question of fitting the frequency formula log N = a + bl0 to biased samples that are short with respect to the recurrence Interval of the largest earthquakes contained 111 them ts studied.
Stepp, J.C., 1972, Analysis of completeness of the earthquake sample in the Puget Sound area and its effect on statistical estimates of earthquake hazard: Proceedings of the International Conference on Microzonation, v. 2, 897-910.
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