FIGURE 5.15 Comparison of recorded (top row) and simulated (middle and bottom rows) displacement, velocity, and accelerations at Arleta from the 1994 Northridge earthquake, plotted on a common scale with peak value given at the top left corner. SOURCE: P. Somerville, C.K. Saikia, D. Wald, and R. Graves, Implications of the Northridge earthquake for strong ground motions from thrust faults, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 86, S115-S125, 1996. Copyright Seismological Society of America.