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Focal mechanisms and earthquake generating stress system in the Indonesian region

Darmoatmodjo P. Soedarmo

Focal mechanisms and earthquake generating stress system in the Indonesian region

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Published by Meteorological and Geophysical Institute in Jakarta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquakes -- Indonesia.,
    • Earthquake prediction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Darmoatmodjo P. Soedarmo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE537.2.I5 S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p.
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5179636M
      LC Control Number74940461

      focal mechanism inversions and concluded that an interme-diate strength SAF, rather than either of the end-member strong or weak fault models, is indicated. It is possible that stress orientations adjacent to locked portions of the SAF are consistent with high fault strength while stresses at the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) site.   The island of Sumatra, Indonesia, has shaken many times with powerful earthquakes since the one that wrought the infamous Indian Ocean . the basis of various types of stress data. Hokkaido (the northernmost island of Japan) is excluded because its stress field is affected by the collision of the south Kuril forearc in its central portion (Kimura ; Seno ). To derive Fig.1, the dis-tribution of active faults (Huzita ) is used mostly, and focal mechanisms of earthquakesFile Size: KB.


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Focal mechanisms and earthquake generating stress system in the Indonesian region by Darmoatmodjo P. Soedarmo Download PDF EPUB FB2

The stress field is estimated using the method proposed by Michael (J Geophys Res –, a) by inverting selected focal mechanisms, and the results show that the Irpinia Region is.

The stress field and fracture processes in the Earth’s crust are closely related phenomena. Fracturing is controlled by shear stress on the fault, pore-fluid pressure, cohesion and fault friction. Using broadband seismic records from regional networks, we determined the focal mechanisms and depths of 37 earthquakes in the M Lushan earthquake sequence (⩽M w⩽) by fitting the three-component waveform data.

The results show that the earthquakes are predominantly thrust events, with occasional strike-slip by: field following the main shock in each region by a stress inversion method and discuss the stress field prior to the main shock. Finally, we determined the fault planes of the aftershocks and inferred that the directions of the fault planes are diverse enough to discuss the Cited by: Earthquake hypocenters and focal mechanisms for the analysis are taken from the relocated seismicity catalog of Hauksson et al.

[] and Yang et Focal mechanisms and earthquake generating stress system in the Indonesian region book. [], respectively. The seismicity catalog has events within the selected region and time period, of which have focal Size: 6MB. orientations of the principal stress axes can be constrained from the focal mechanisms of small earthquakes occurring in the region of interest.

The two most commonly used inversion methods are a grid search method called the Focal Mechanisms Stress In. Yang,Y-R, Johnson, KM, Chuang, RY () Inversion for deviatoric absolute crustal stress using focal mechanisms and coseismic stress changes: The M9 Tohoku-oki, Japan, earthquake, J Geophys Res – Google Scholar.

Twenty‐eight now focal mechanisms were determined for intermediate and deep‐focus earthquakes in the Indonesia‐Philippine region. At intermediate depths beneath simple planar sections of the Sunda and Philippine arcs the axes of minimum compressive stress have a preferred orientation down the dip of the seismic zone, suggesting that the descending slab of lithosphere is under extension Cited by: which we determine from focal mechanisms of shallow and intermediate-depth earthquake clusters recorded during the temporary CYCNET (Bohnhoff et al., ) and EGELA-DOS (Friederich and Meier, ) experiments.

In the south-eastern section of the Aegean, the availability of seismic data suitable for focal mechanism and stress field determinations. Stress tensor analysis in the Taiwan area from focal mechanisms of earthquakes. Tectonophysics, We produce a map of the stress pattern in and around Taiwan based on earthquake focal mechanism solutions.

These solutions were determined by using data from Taiwan Telemetered Seismographic Network, microearthquake surveys and by: Focal mechanisms of earthquakes are the basic data for studying the regional tectonic stress field.

Therefore, the temporal evolution of the stress field in the source region derived from the focal mechanisms of earthquakes in this region is important for understanding and forecasting the process of earthquake : Wang Xiaoshan, Diao Guiling, Feng Xiangdong, Yang Yaqiong.

Earth Planets Space, 62, –, Focal mechanisms and stress field in the Atotsugawa fault area, central Honshu, Japan Kei Katsumata1, Masahiro Kosuga2, Hiroshi Katao3, and the Japanese University Group of the Joint Seismic Observations at NKTZ.

State of Stress from Focal Mechanisms Before and After the Landers Earthquake Sequence by Egill Hauksson Abstract The state of stress in the Eastern California Shear Zone (ECSZ) changed significantly because of the occurrence of the Mw Joshua Tree and the Mw Landers earthquakes.

To quantify this change, focal mechanisms. Abstract [1] Spatial changes in the azimuth of the maximum principal stress (σ 1) axis are found in the intraplate region of southwest is inferred from stress inversions of numerous precise focal mechanisms that the azimuths of the σ 1 axis in the seismic belt along the Japan Sea coast are oriented in N°E–N°E directions, while in the surrounding region they are aligned in.

Abstract. Earthquake focal mechanisms of the Shanxi rift system, North China, are investigated for the time period –April A total of focal mechanisms of M L ≥ earthquakes were compiled.

Among them, solutions are newly determined in this study by combining the P-wave first motions and full waveform inversion, and 38 solutions are from available published by: The San Bernardino Mountains region of the Mw Big Bear earthquake has a distinctively different state of stress, as compared to the Landers region, with S1 trending N3 degrees ± 5 degrees W.

This region did not show any significant change in the state of. Abstract Focal mechanisms have been determined from P wave first motion polarities for small to moderate ( ≤ M ≤ ) earthquakes that occurred within 10 km of the surface trace of the San Andreas fault in southern California between and Current stress studies often utilize stress inversions of earthquake focal mechanisms to estimate four parameters of the spatially uniform stress tensor, three principal stress orientations, and a ratio of the principal stresses.

An implicit assumption in these studies is that earthquakes are good random samplers of stress; hence, the set of earthquake focal mechanisms within some region can. Crustal stress orientations provide important information about the mechanics of regional deformation.

Numerous methods exist for inverting earthquake focal mechanisms for stress orientation, and the more widely used methods usually obtain similar results for similar data sets.

phases are used along with SH/P amplitude ratios. Resultant well-constrained focal mechanisms later used to perform stress tensor inversion across the region.

Our focal mechanisms suggest a dominant strike-slip deformation along two major fault sets in the region. In the east, E-W trending splays (Ezinepazarı, Almus, and Laçin. Learn what you can do to prepare for an earthquake before, during, and after.

Google Earth™/KML Files Downloadable layers for display in Google Earth.™ Earthquake Summary Posters For significant earthquakes: ppicentral area, plate tectonic environment, earthquake history, and generalized seismic hazard of the region.

Photos, Videos, and. CHIBA et al.: DETAILED STRESS FIELDS IN THE FOCAL REGION OF THE TOHOKU EARTHQUAKE Fig. (Left) P-axis distributions near the trench data enclosed by the rectangle in the left panel are shown in the right two panels: (Right top) hypocentral distribution projected on the vertical cross-section and (right bottom) P-axis distribution projected on the vertical cross-section.

Summary. We evaluate the stress field in and around the southern Korean Peninsula with focal mechanism solutions, using the data collected from 71 earthquakes (M L = −) between and For this, the hypocentres were relocated and well-constrained fault plane solutions were obtained from the data set of clear P-wave polarities and 46 SH/P amplitude by: stress data (Western Barents Sea and Southern North Sea).

Earthquake focal mechanisms First motion polarities The classical and most widely used method for determin­ ing an earthquake focal mechanism solution is to use P­ wave first-motion polarities in sampling sense of motion in different ray directions from the source, thereby defining.

Relocation of aftershocks, focal mechanisms and stress inversion: Implications toward the seismo-tectonics of the causative fault zone of Mw Bhuj earthquake (India) P. Mandal a,⁎, S. Horton b a National Geophysical Research Institute, Uppal Road, Hyderabad, India b Center for Earthquake Research and Information, Memphis.

A cluster of earthquake activity took place in beneath the Tanzawa Mountains in Japan at a depth of 20 km. In order to investigate what caused the activity, we relocated the hypocenters and estimated stress drops of the earthquakes involved in the cluster activity as well as the values of other earthquakes before and after the activity in the same by: 4.

by formal stress inversions of earthquake focal mechanisms (cf. Figure 7). Del-vaux et al. () deduced a detailed history of the evolution of the paleo- and present-day stress field. During several phases the stress field in the Baikal rift changed from compressional regimes in a proto-rift stage to strike-slip andCited by: The underlying cause and distribution of earthquake activity in the British Isles is not clearly understood.

Recent work by Baptie () presents a compilation of focal mechanisms for British earthquakes that help constrain our understanding of the driving forces of present day deformation in the British Isles. Estimating regional stress orientations The Riaht Dihedra Method J N N Lleyn Lle yn+ Car lisle ALL DATA Figure 4.

The Right Dihedra method applied to the data from the Lleyn and Carlisle events to illustrate principle (left), and to all events (right). (Redmayne & Musson ), Carlisle (Marrow & Roberts As a first stage, all six mechanisms are analysed by the.

Earthquake doublets present particular challenges for seismic hazard assessment after a large event, but also provide insights into earthquake clustering, triggering and stress cycling 6,7,8,9, The World Stress Map (WSM) database is a global compilation of recent tectonic stress from a wide range of stress indicators.

Earthquake focal mechanisms are the main source to obtain stress data for the WSM. Globally, for most of the stronger earthquakes (MW > ) focal mechanisms are routinely given by Harvard : Andreas Barth, Friedemann Wenzel.

The region over the earthquake-generating portion of the plate boundary off Japan is characterized by variations in water depth and steep topographic gradients of. mination of seismotectonic stress based on inversion of earthquake Q4 focal mechanism solutions.

We show that despite the large extent and structural complexity of the studied region, it is possible to re-construct consistent seismotectonic stress states, which are multiple in space and time.

A reliable stress determination requires prelimi-Cited by:   Figure 5: Stress changes associated with the M w = Landers and the M w = Northridge ruptures resolved on nodal planes of earthquakes with focal mechanisms.

In this study we use time domain analyses to determine focal mechanisms. We use software of Dreger and Ford () modified for the Song Tranh Dam region. Induced earthquakes processed by this software include events withmagnitudes Author: Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Mori James.

Initial Findings on Tsunami Sand Deposits, Damage, and Inundation in Sri Lanka. JPeru. JPapua New Guinea. ApSan Francisco. Below are tsunami studies and tsunami education materials. Date published: October 4, Life of a Tsunami. Life of a Tsunami. Contacts: Eric Geist. Earthquake Focal Mechanism Forecasts and Applications in the PSHA in Italy: Authors: Part of the GMPE uncertainties can be reduced improving the forecasts of the focal mechanisms and style of faulting related to the future earthquakes; in other words, it is expected that GMPEs forecasting performances are more accurate and precise if the.

[1] The Aceh and Nias events are the two greatest earthquakes of the past 40 years with a total rupture of km long and a coseismic slip reaching up.

T-axes) of the focal mechanisms used, following the method of Zoback (). Focal mechanisms represent the stress orientation at the hypocenter of the earthquake and the stress orientation governs the direction of slip on the fault.

We determined a mean s hmax of ° with a standard deviation of ° azimuth. The median sFile Size: 2MB. Location and Tectonics of HinduKush ¾Hindukush is located in the north of Himalayas.

¾Himalayas is a mountain system in the Southern Asia. ¾It is highest in the world miles long and miles wide. ¾The continent-continent collision between Indian and Eurasian plates during the past 40 million years produced Himalayas. Earthquake epicenters and focal mechanisms of recent earthquakes.

Bathymetry based on GEBCO digital data base (modified graphic, after Yang & Xu, and Xu et al. ). According to historical records there have been 6 great earthquakes of Ms 8 and 16 major earthquakes of Ms 7 in the area, in the past years (Gu, ; Ma,Pararas.Contemporary stress field in the Wadati-Benioff zone beneath North Honshu and the Hokkaido corner by inversion of earthquake focal mechanisms – evidences for 3-planar distribution of the stresses Cenka Christova1,2, Naoshi Hirata2, Aitaro Kato2.4.

Fault mechanisms of fluid-injection induced seismicity and 47 their relation to local fault structure and stress field Reference: Bohnhoff et al., J. Geophys. Res.,B, 5. Strain Partitioning and Stress Rotation at the North Anato- 67 lian Fault Zone from aftershock focal mechanisms of the Izmit Mw= Earthquake.