Space-time migration of earthquakes along the North Anatolian fault zone and seismic gaps

@article{Toksz1979SpacetimeMO,
  title={Space-time migration of earthquakes along the North Anatolian fault zone and seismic gaps},
  author={M. Nafi Toks{\"o}z and Anthony F. Shakal and Andrew J. Michael},
  journal={pure and applied geophysics},
  year={1979},
  volume={117},
  pages={1258-1270}
}
The North Anatolian fault is a well-defined tectonic feature extending for 1400 km across Northern Turkey. The space-time distribution of seismicity and faulting of this zone has been examined with a particular emphasis on the identification of possible seismic gaps. Results suggest several conclusions with respect to the temporal and spatial distribution of seismicity. First, the earthquake activity appears not to be stationary over time. Periods of high activity in 1850–1900 and 1940 to the… 
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