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The Ground Motion Acceleration (Time History Data) of Moro Gulf 1976 and Casiguran 1968 Earthquakes

Requested from PHIVOLCS by R. Villa at 01:12 PM on Mar 03, 2022.
Purpose: Research (College Thesis)
Date of Coverage: 08/02/1968 - 08/17/1976
Tracking no: #PHIVOLCS-518533638022

Villa 01:12 PM, Mar 03, 2022

Good day!

I am a student from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), taking Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. I am currently conducting my thesis as part of the curriculum which focuses on seismic vulnerability of Philippine General Hospital.

As part of the study, I needed to obtain the data regarding the earthquake motion acceleration (time history data) of Moro Gulf 1976 and Casiguran 1968 earthquakes. The ground motion data will be used for obtaining their peak ground accelerations (PGAs).

Thank you very much!

March 7, 2022

Dear Rikki Mae,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Mar 03, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The Ground Motion Acceleration (Time History Data) of Moro Gulf 1976 and Casiguran 1968 Earthquakes.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. We are sorry to inform you that our Strong Motion Accelerograph Network started year 1998, thus we do not have accelerograph records(time history waveforms) of the Moro Gulf earthquake (1976) and Casiguran earthquake (1968).

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