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The 2008 Nura earthquake sequence at the Pamir-Tian Shan collision zone, southern Kyrgyzstan

Sippl, C.; Ratschbacher, L.; Schurr, B.; Krumbiegel, C.; Rui, H.; Pingren, L.; Abdybachaev, U.


We analyzed the 5 October 2008, Mw 6.6 Nura earthquake, which occurred in the border triangle between Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and China, and its aftershock series based on locally recorded seismic data. More than 3000 aftershocks were detected and located, using a double-difference technique and a regional 3-D velocity model. Moment tensors for the main event and the 42 largest aftershocks were determined by full-waveform inversion of long-period displacement seismograms. The Nura main shock...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-12-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Tectonics
DOI: 10.1002/2014TC003705


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