Accession Number:

AD0867095

Title:

Preliminary Summary Report on MILROW

Descriptive Note:

Seismic data lab. rept.

Corporate Author:

TELEDYNE INDUSTRIES INC ALEXANDRIA VA EARTH SCIENCES DIV

Report Date:

1970-02-13

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

This report presents a preliminary evaluation of the seismic data for the nuclear explosion MILROW which was available at the Seismic Data Laboratory on 10 December 1969. MILROW is the name given to the large underground nuclear explosion, reported yield of about one megaton, detonated on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians at 220600.04Z, 2 October 1969 Table I. This analysis includes location determinations, amplitude, and magnitude estimates for MILROW and compares them to the results for LONG SHOT, an 80 kiloton explosion.

Subject Categories:

  • Seismology
  • Seismic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE