Statistical Search for Non-random Features of the Seismicity of Strong Earthquakes

Thespace—time—magnitude relationshipamongworldwide earthquakesof magnitudeM ~ 7 hasbeeninvestigatedwith a view towarddiscerningthe statisticalreliability of possibilitiesof epicentermigration,gapsin seismic activity, andtechniquesof identifying aftershocksandforeshocks.The statisticalprocedureinvolves thecalculation of the second-order momentof the… CONTINUE READING