Russian Journal of Pacific Geology

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 218–227 | Cite as

Long-term seismic noise investigations on Shikotan Island: First results

  • Yu. A. Kugaenko
  • V. A. Saltykov
  • V. I. Sinitsyn
  • A. A. Shishkin


In 2003–2004, long-term seismic noise observations were launched on Shikotan Island (Lesser Kuril Range) based on the “Shikotan” dormant regional seismic station. The geological and geophysical data on the registration area are reported. Information about the equipment and its technical specifications is given. The precursors to the strongest local earthquakesthat occurred in the Shikotan Island region in January 2005–March 2007 are identified.

Key words

seismic noise long-term observations earthquake precursors Shikotan Island Lesser Kuril Range 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. A. Kugaenko
    • 1
  • V. A. Saltykov
    • 1
  • V. I. Sinitsyn
    • 1
  • A. A. Shishkin
    • 2
  1. 1.Geophysical Survey, Kamchatka BranchRussian Academy of SciencesPetropavlovsk-KamchatskiiRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Far East DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesYuzhno-SakhalinskRussia

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