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Suture Zones as Upper Crustal Seismogenerating Structures

  • Sergei Nesmeyanov
  • Olga Voeykova
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Part of the Innovation and Discovery in Russian Science and Engineering book series (IDRSE)

Abstract

For the upper crust seismicity, the tectonic nature of earthquakes plays an important role. The allocation of zones of origin of earthquake focus (OEF zones) should be based on the tracing and typification of seismogenerating structures (SGS), the main of which are the suture zones. Dangerous for the construction, SGS zones belong to the upper seismically active layer.

Keywords

Suture zones Upper crust Seismicity Earthquakes Seismogenerating structures 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergei Nesmeyanov
    • 1
  • Olga Voeykova
    • 1
  1. 1.IEG RASMoscowRussia

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