Regional tectonics of the Coso geothermal area along the intracontinental plate boundary in central eastern California : Three-dimensional Vp and Vp/Vs models, spatial-temporal seismicity patterns, and seismogenic deformation

@article{Hauksson2007RegionalTO,
  title={Regional tectonics of the Coso geothermal area along the intracontinental plate boundary in central eastern California : Three-dimensional Vp and Vp/Vs models, spatial-temporal seismicity patterns, and seismogenic deformation},
  author={Egill Hauksson and Jeffrey R. Unruh},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={112}
}
We synthesize the tectonics of the southern Walker Lane belt and Coso Range in central eastern California using regional earthquake data. First, we invert for three-dimensional models of the V_p and V_p/V_s structure of the upper and middle crust. Using these models, we also determine three-dimensional Vs and Poisson’s ratio models. The changes in seismic velocities across the region are small, except for low velocities in sedimentary basins and a ∼2-km positive elevation of the basement… 

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