New data on the active faults and zones of modern lithosphere destruction in the Amur region

Sherman, S.; Sorokin, A.; Sorokina, A.; Gorbunova, E.; Bormotov, V.
August 2011
Doklady Earth Sciences;Aug2011, Vol. 439 Issue 2, p1146
Academic Journal
The article presents a study regarding the new methods of seismic monitoring and mapping on the active faults and zones in the Amur Region. It mentions that the accumulation of the earthquake sources reflect to the development of modern lithosphere destruction zones, in which it says that the said destruction zones have transformed into a unambiguously mapped structural units. It states that the study distinguished four modern lithosphere destruction zones in the region wherein the axis of the first zone is found in the northern part of the region and the second zone was found in the southern part of the region. The study also estimates the regularities of the spatiotemporal localization of the earthquake sources in the area.


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