pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 103, Issue 1, pp 370–380 | Cite as

Correlation of magnitudesM LH /USSR andm pv /ISC for earthquakes of Kamchatka, Kuril Isls and Japan

  • V. I. Bune
  • N. V. Golubeva


For the evaluation of the quality of different correlation equations between magnitudesM LH andm pv the earthquakes recurrence curves are used. For the region of Kamchatka, Kuril Isls and Japan the best results were obtained with equation
$$M = 1.54 m_{pv}^{ISC} - 2.52.$$

Some reasons for the large scattering of magnitudesm pv and ways for using station corrections are discussed.


Japan Station Correction Correlation Equation Earthquake Recurrence Large Scattering 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Bune
  • N. V. Golubeva
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physics of the EarthMoscowUSSR

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