Nowcasting Earthquakes: A Comparison of Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma and at the Geysers, California

  title={Nowcasting Earthquakes: A Comparison of Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma and at the Geysers, California},
  author={Molly Luginbuhl and John B. Rundle and A. Hawkins and Donald L. Turcotte},
  journal={Pure and Applied Geophysics},
Nowcasting is a new method of statistically classifying seismicity and seismic risk (Rundle et al. 2016). In this paper, the method is applied to the induced seismicity at the Geysers geothermal region in California and the induced seismicity due to fluid injection in Oklahoma. Nowcasting utilizes the catalogs of seismicity in these regions. Two earthquake magnitudes are selected, one large say $$M_{\lambda } \ge 4$$Mλ≥4, and one small say $$M_{\sigma } \ge 2$$Mσ≥2. The method utilizes the… Expand
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