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The 2024 Mj 7.6 Noto Peninsula, Japan earthquake caused by the fluid flow in the crust

On January 1, 2024 ​at 16:10:09 JST, an Mj 7.6 earthquake struck the Noto Peninsula in the southern part of the Sea of Japan. This location has been experiencing an earthquake swarm for more than three...

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Rapid report of seismic damage to hospitals in the 2023 Turkey earthquake sequences

The seismic performance of medical systems is crucial for the seismic resilience of communities. The report summarizes the observed damage to twelve hospital buildings in the area affected by the MW...

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Real-time prediction of earthquake potential damage: A case study for the January 8, 2022 MS 6.9 Menyuan earthquake in Qinghai, China

It is critical to determine whether a site has potential damage in real-time after an earthquake occurs, which is a challenge in earthquake disaster reduction. Here, we propose a real-time Earthquake...

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Rapid report of the December 18, 2023 MS 6.2 Jishishan earthquake, Gansu, China

On December 18, 2023, the Jishishan area in Gansu Province was jolted by a MS 6.2 earthquake, which is the most powerful seismic event that occurred throughout the year in China. The earthquake occurred...

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Major methods of seismic anisotropy

Seismic anisotropy reveals that seismic wave velocity, amplitude, and other physical properties show variations in different directions, which can be divided into lattice-preferred orientation (LPO)...

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Under the surface: Pressure-induced planetary-scale waves, volcanic lightning, and gaseous clouds caused by the submarine eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano

We present a narrative of the eruptive events culminating in the cataclysmic January 15, 2022 eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano by synthesizing diverse preliminary seismic, volcanological,...

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Tectonic geomorphology of Türkiye and its insights into the neotectonic deformation of the Anatolian Plate

Quantitative geomorphic analyses are usually powerful in identifying active tectonics across global orogenic belts. Our present study will focus on the Anatolian Plate which hosts a lot of recent catastrophic...

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The advance in obtaining fault slip rate of strike slip fault-A review

Slip rate along the major active fault is an important parameter in the quantitative study of active tectonics. It is the average rate of fault slip during a certain period of time, reflecting the rate...

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Rapid rupture characterization for the 2023 MS 6.2 Jishishan earthquake

On December 18, 2023, the MS 6.2 Jishishan earthquake occurred in the northeastern region of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, causing heavy casualties and property damage in Gansu and Qinghai Provinces....

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Preliminary report of coseismic surface rupture (part) of Türkiye's MW7.8 earthquake by remote sensing interpretation

Both MW 7.8 and MW 7.5 earthquakes occurred in southeastern Türkiye on February 6, 2023, resulting in numerous buildings collapsing and serious casualties. Understanding the distribution of coseismic...

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A summary of seismic activities in and around China in 2021

In this article, we review the general characteristics of seismicity in and around China and the overall statistics of earthquake damage in 2021, focusing on several significant events and related scientific...

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Research progress in geophysical exploration of the Antarctic ice sheet

The Antarctic ice sheet is an important target of Antarctic research. Thickness and structure, including intraice and subice, are closely related to the mass balance of the ice sheet, and play an important...

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Preliminary report of the September 5, 2022 MS 6.8 Luding earthquake, Sichuan, China

The 2022 MS 6.8 Luding earthquake is the strongest earthquake in Sichuan Province, Western China, since the 2017 MS 7.0 Jiuzhaigou earthquake. It occurred on the Moxi fault in the southeastern segment...

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An open-accessed inventory of landslides triggered by the MS 6.8 Luding earthquake, China on September 5, 2022

This study constructs a preliminary inventory of landslides triggered by the MS 6.8 Luding earthquake based on field investigation and human-computer interaction visual interpretation on optical satellite...

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Rapid report of seismic damage to buildings in the 2022 M 6.8 Luding earthquake, China

The report summarizes the observed damage to a variety of buildings near the epicenter of the M6.8 Luding earthquake in Sichuan Province, China. They include base-isolated buildings, multi-story reinforced...

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Analysis of submarine seismic ambient noise data in Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea and its application

Submarine seismic ambient noise imaging combines current marine and on-land seismic detection technologies. Based on data from several broadband shallow-sea type ocean bottom seismometers (SOBSs) deployed...

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Assessment of strong earthquake risk in the Chinese mainland from 2021 to 2030

The long-term earthquake prediction from 2021 to 2030 is carried out by researching the active tectonic block boundary zones in the Chinese mainland. Based on the strong earthquake recurrence model,...

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A 15-year-Long catalog of seismicity in the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone (ETSZ) using matched filter detection

We present a detailed catalog of 13 671 earthquakes in the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone (ETSZ) that spans January 1, 2005 to July 31, 2020. We apply a matched filter detection technique on over 15...

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Identification and hazard analysis of landslides triggered by earthquakes and rainfall

This study aims to utilize the Small Baseline Subset Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SBAS-InSAR) technique and Google Earth optical remote sensing images to analyze the area within 20 ​km...

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Seismic anisotropy and upper mantle dynamics in Alaska: A review of shear wave splitting analyses

Shear wave splitting (SWS) is regarded as the most effective geophysical method to delineate mantle flow fields by detecting seismic azimuthal anisotropy in the earth's upper mantle, especially in tectonically...

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Rapid report of the 8 January 2022 ​MS 6.9 Menyuan earthquake, Qinghai, China

The MS 6.9 Menyuan earthquake in Qinghai Province, west China is the largest earthquake by far in 2022. The earthquake occurs in a tectonically active region, with a background b-value of 0.87 within...

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Site classification methodology using support vector machine: A study

The site effect is a crucial factor when analyzing seismic risk and establishing ground motion attenuation relationships. A number of countries have introduced building site classification into earthquake-resistant...

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Analysis of GAMIT/GLOBK in high-precision GNSS data processing for crustal deformation

The advances in satellite navigation and positioning technology and the worldwide establishment of continuous-tracking stations have greatly promoted the development and application of the high-precision...

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Step-over of strike-slip faults and overpressure fluid favor occurrence of foreshocks: Insights from the 1975 Haicheng fore-main-aftershock sequence, China

This study analyzed and summarized in detail the spatial and temporal distributions of earthquakes, tidal responses, focal mechanisms, and stress field characteristics for the M 7.3 Haicheng earthquake...

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