Case Study of Earthquake Probability Using Natural Time and Nowcasting of the Sarpol-e Zahab Region in Kermanshah, Iran

  title={Case Study of Earthquake Probability Using Natural Time and Nowcasting of the Sarpol-e Zahab Region in Kermanshah, Iran},
  author={Seyedeh Fatemeh Mirhoseini and Majid Mahood and N. Tahernia and A. Dorostian and B. Akasheh},
  journal={Pure and Applied Geophysics},
  pages={1181 - 1191}
The observed statistical seismic quantity is critical to understanding the nature of earthquakes and potential hazards in earthquake-prone areas. We have studied the nowcasting concept, which examines the current uncertain situation of earthquake risk assessment in Sarpol-e Zahab and the surrounding areas. In order to evaluate the statistical distribution of the interevent counts of small events that occur between large events, we used the natural time concept rather than clock time. The… Expand

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