Role of Seismogenic Subhorizontal Earth Crust’s Zones in Inducing of Earthquakes

  • Vjacheslav Barabanov
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Exploitation of water, oil and gas reservoirs is known to lead to distributions of the natural mechanical balance within the reservoirs, overlying and underlying rocks. It shows itself as different seismotectonic deformations: induced earthquakes and land subsidences. To ascertain some general objective laws of these processes we surveyed available data of geological and geophysical investigations for these phenomena.


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  • Vjacheslav Barabanov
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  1. 1.Joint Institute of Physics of the EarthMoscowRussia

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