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Seismic zoning and the problem of determination of expected maximum magnitude


Title (Dublin Core)

eng Seismic zoning and the problem of determination of expected maximum magnitude
hrv Seizmičko zoniranje i problem određivanja maksimalne magnitude očekivanih potresa

Description (Dublin Core)

eng Determination of the expected maximum magnitude (Mmax) in future earthquakes is one of the most important problems in seismic zoning of an area. On the example of the territory of Yugoslavia, an attempt is made for application of methods for expected Mmax determination on the basis of seismological data. These data are taken from the catalogue of past earthquakes in Yugoslavia in the 1901 – 1980 period. The methods used for Mmax determination are: magnitude-frequency relation N(M) and the sums of earthquake energy release.

These methods have been used for the first time for 4 seismoactive zones on the territory of Yugoslavia and for that fact it is interesting to compare the obtained results with the Mmax results obtained by other methods. The comparison given in Table 8 shows a good accordance between these results.

Creator (Dublin Core)

Hadžievski, Dragan
Pekevski, Lazo
Čejkovska, Vera

Subject (Dublin Core)

eng Seismic zoning; maximum magnitude
hrv Seizmičko zoniranje; maksimalna magnituda

Publisher (Dublin Core)

Andrija Mohorovicic Geophysical Institute

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ISSN 0352-3659 (Print)
ISSN 1846-6346 (Online)
Volume 5
Issue 1

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