Bath's law, correlations and magnitude distributions

  title={Bath's law, correlations and magnitude distributions},
  author={Bogdan Felix Apostol},
  journal={arXiv: Geophysics},
  • B. Apostol
  • Published 13 June 2020
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Geophysics
The empirical Bath's law is derived from the magnitude-difference statistical distribution of earthquake pairs. The pair distribution related to earthquake correlations is presented. The single-event distribution of dynamically correlated earthquakes is derived, by means of the geometric-growth model of energy accumulation in the focal region. The dynamical correlations may account, at least partially, for the roll-off effect in the Gutenberg-Richter distributions. The seismic activity which… Expand

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