Probabilities of Earthquake Occurrences along the Sumatra-Andaman Subduction Zone

  title={Probabilities of Earthquake Occurrences along the Sumatra-Andaman Subduction Zone},
  author={Santi Pailoplee},
  journal={Open Geosciences},
  pages={53 - 60}
  • S. Pailoplee
  • Published 13 March 2017
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Open Geosciences
Abstract Earthquake activities along the Sumatra-Andaman Subduction Zone (SASZ) were clarified using the derived frequency-magnitude distribution in terms of the (i) most probable maximum magnitudes, (ii) return periods and (iii) probabilities of earthquake occurrences. The northern segment of SASZ, along the western coast of Myanmar to southern Nicobar, was found to be capable of generating an earthquake of magnitude 6.1–6.4 Mw in the next 30–50 years, whilst the southern segment of offshore… 

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