Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica

, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 356–371 | Cite as

Estimates of some ground motion parameters, related to the damage potential of strong intermediate-depth Vrancea earthquakes

  • M. Kouteva-GuentchevaEmail author


This study is related to the particular strong intermediate-depth Vrancea earthquakes. Its purpose is to confirm once again the significant influence of the seismic source mechanism to the seismic input at a given site through estimates of different engineering parameters, used to describe the damage potential of the ground motion due to an earthquake. Real and synthetic time-series have been used in the computations. The synthetic seismic wavelets have been computed applying the neo-deterministic seismic hazard assessment procedure and the relevant software and hardware facilities at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Trieste, Italy. To derive the ground motion parameters of interest, all seismic signals have been uniformly processed by the Seismosignal software.


earthquake neo-deterministic seismic hazard assessment strong ground motion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seismic Engineering Department, National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and GeographyBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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