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STATIC STRESS CHANGES AND THE TRIGGERING OF EARTHQUAKES
Abstract To understand whether the 1992 M = 7.4 Landers earthquake changed the proximity to failure on the San Andreas fault system, we examine the general problem of how one earthquake might triggerExpand
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Stress triggering in thrust and subduction earthquakes and stress interaction between the southern San Andreas and nearby thrust and strike-slip faults
[1] We argue that key features of thrust earthquake triggering, inhibition, and clustering can be explained by Coulomb stress changes, which we illustrate by a suite of representative models and byExpand
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Forecasting the evolution of seismicity in southern California : Animations built on earthquake stress transfer : Stress transfer, earthquake triggering, and time-dependent seismic hazard
[1] We develop a forecast model to reproduce the distribution of main shocks, aftershocks and surrounding seismicity observed during 1986-2003 in a 300 x 310 km area centered on the 1992 M = 7.3Expand
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Progressive failure on the North Anatolian fault since 1939 by earthquake stress triggering
SUMMARY 10 M ≥ 6.7 earthquakes ruptured 1000 km of the North Anatolian fault (Turkey) during 1939–1992, providing an unsurpassed opportunity to study how one large shock sets up the next. We useExpand
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The role of stress transfer in earthquake occurrence
An earthquake alters the shear and normal stress on surrounding faults. New evidence strengthens the hypothesis that such small, sudden stress changes cause large changes in seismicity rate. RatesExpand
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Stress transferred by the 1995 Mw = 6.9 Kobe, Japan, shock: Effect on aftershocks and future earthquake probabilities
The Kobe earthquake struck at the edge of the densely populated Osaka-Kyoto corridor in southwest Japan. We investigate how the earthquake transferred stress to nearby faults, altering theirExpand
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Response of the San Andreas fault to the 1983 Coalinga-Nuñez earthquakes: An application of interaction-based probabilities for Parkfield
(1) The Parkfield-Cholame section of the San Andreas fault, site of an unfulfilled earthquake forecast in 1985, is the best monitored section of the world's most closely watched fault. In 1983, the MExpand
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Toggling of seismicity by the 1997 Kagoshima earthquake couplet: A demonstration of time-dependent stress transfer
[1] Two M ∼ 6 well-recorded strike-slip earthquakes struck just 4 km and 48 days apart in Kagoshima prefecture, Japan, in 1997, providing an opportunity to study earthquake interaction. AftershocksExpand
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Tectonic contraction across Los Angeles after removal of groundwater pumping effects
After the 1987 Whittier Narrows and 1994 Northridge earthquakes revealed that blind thrust faults represent a significant threat to metropolitan Los Angeles, a network of 250 continuously recordingExpand
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