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Journal Article
Published: 14 October 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1578-1586.
...Guohong Zhang; Eric Hetland; Xinjian Shan ABSTRACT We investigate the rupture process of the 25 April 2015 M w 7.9 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake and its biggest aftershock on 12 May 2015, based on joint inversion of teleseismic body waves, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar, and Global...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 October 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1524-1532.
...Stacey S. Martin; Susan E. Hough; Charleen Hung ABSTRACT To augment limited instrumental recordings of the M w 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake on 25 April 2015 (Nepali calendar: 12 Baisakh 2072, Bikram Samvat), we collected 3831 detailed media and first-person accounts of macroseismic effects...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 March 2019
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2019) 109 (2): 672-687.
...Meng Chen; Shengji Wei Abstract The relatively low damage in the Kathmandu Valley caused by the 2015 M w 7.8 Gorkha earthquake has attracted much attention. To gain a deeper understanding of this phenomenon, we conduct broadband ground‐motion simulations for both the mainshock and the M w 7.2...
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Journal Article
Published: 03 July 2018
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2018) 108 (4): 1947-1961.
... to resolve smaller‐scale slip features. Our synthetic tests show that this new multiscale SA strategy works better at converging to the global minimum solution than the original SA approach. We also apply this new strategy to the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake. The results show that our recovered slip...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 March 2017
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2017) 107 (3): 1293-1306.
...S. K. Singh; D. Srinagesh; D. Srinivas; D. Arroyo; X. Pérez‐Campos; R. K. Chadha; G. Suresh; G. Suresh Abstract We analyze ground motions produced by the 25 April 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake ( M w 7.9) and five of its larger aftershocks ( 5.3 ≤ M w ≤ 7.2 ) which were recorded in the distance...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (8): 639-642.
...Judith Hubbard; Rafael Almeida; Anna Foster; Soma Nath Sapkota; Paula Bürgi; Paul Tapponnier Abstract The ongoing collision of India with Asia is partly accommodated by slip on the Main Himalayan Thrust (MHT). The 25 April 2015, M w 7.8 Gorkha earthquake is the most recent major event to rupture...
Journal Article
Published: 08 June 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (4): 816-825.
... and statistical approaches for varying time horizons, and formally evaluate the shortest‐term calculations. As destructive as the 2015 Gorkha earthquake was, interpretation of paleoseismological ( Sapkota et al. , 2013 ; Bollinger et al. , 2014 ; Rajendran et al. , 2015 ) and historical shaking intensity...
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Journal Article
Published: 08 June 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (4): 955-956.
... Seismologie , Luxembourg , 101  pp. Martin S. S. Hough S. E. Hung C. ( 2015 ). Ground motions from the 2015 M w  7.8 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake constrained by a detailed assessment of macroseismic data , Seismol. Res. Lett. 86 , no.  6 , 1524–1532 , doi: 10.1785/0220150138...
Journal Article
Published: 08 June 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (4): 957-962.
...Stacey S. Martin; Susan E. Hough Most of the data sources used by Martin, Hough, et al. (2015) for the Gorkha mainshock were derived from newspaper reports, regularly tapped to study historical and recent earthquakes in the Indian subcontinent and other parts of the world (e.g., Nuttli...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1502-1505.
...Susan E. Hough ABSTRACT It has long been recognized that Nepal faces high earthquake hazard, with the most recent large ( M w >7.5) events in 1833 and 1934. When the 25 April 2015 M w 7.8 Gorkha earthquake struck, it appeared initially to be a realization of worst fears. In spite of its large...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1514-1523.
... Pehlivan; Deepak Rayamajhi; Sital Uprety ABSTRACT This article summarizes the geotechnical effects of the 25 April 2015 M 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake and aftershocks, as documented by a reconnaissance team that undertook a broad engineering and scientific assessment of the damage and collected perishable...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1540-1548.
...M. Bhattarai; L. B. Adhikari; U. P. Gautam; A. Laurendeau; C. Labonne; R. Hoste-Colomer; O. Sèbe; B. Hernandez ABSTRACT Central Nepal was struck on 25 April 2015 by the M w 7.8 ( M L 7.6) Gorkha earthquake, which initiated about 80 km northwest of Kathmandu and ruptured toward the east along a 140...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1549-1556.
...Sang-Ho Yun; Kenneth Hudnut; Susan Owen; Frank Webb; Mark Simons; Patrizia Sacco; Eric Gurrola; Gerald Manipon; Cunren Liang; Eric Fielding; Pietro Milillo; Hook Hua; Alessandro Coletta ABSTRACT The 25 April 2015 M w 7.8 Gorkha earthquake caused more than 8000 fatalities and widespread building...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1557-1567.
... information from the areas affected by such earthquakes. Here we provide an overview of the response activities and related information products generated and provided by the U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center in association with the 2015 M 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake. This group...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 October 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1506-1513.
... frontal thrust ( HFT ). Generally, it was expected that the 25 April 2015 M 7.8 Gorkha earthquake of Nepal would produce fresh scarps along the fault trace. Contrary to expectation, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar and aftershock studies soon indicated the rupture of the HFT was confined...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 October 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1533-1539.
... , no.  3A , 20–30 , doi: 10.5923/c/jce.201402.02 . Bhattarai M. Adhikari L. B. Gautam U. P. Laurendeau A. Labonne C. Hoste-Colomer R. Sebe O. Hernandez B. ( 2015 ). Overview of the large April 25th 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake from accelerometric perspectives...
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<b>Earthquake</b> relocations in the region surrounding the <b>2015</b> <b>Gorkha</b> <b>earthquake</b>...
Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 1. Earthquake relocations in the region surrounding the 2015 Gorkha earthquake (white star), overlain with best estimates of rupture areas for the 2015 earthquake. Relocated earthquakes are sized by magnitude and colored by depth where well constrained (horizontal uncertainties <15  km
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The recovered models for the <b>2015</b> <b>Gorkha</b>, Nepal, <b>earthquake</b> after annealing...
Published: 03 July 2018
Figure 10. The recovered models for the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake after annealing (a,c) 340 times and (b,d) 666 times: (a,b) recovered by Ji’s method; (c,d) recovered by our new strategy.The color version of this figure is available only in the electronic edition.
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North–south velocity seismograms of the <b>Gorkha</b> <b>earthquake</b> of 25 April <b>2015</b> ...
Published: 02 December 2015
Figure 7. North–south velocity seismograms of the Gorkha earthquake of 25 April 2015 ( M w  7.9) recorded by the strong‐motion seismographs of the CIGN, plotted in ascending order of epicentral distance from bottom to top. Traces begin at −50  s from the P ‐wave arrival. The number following
Journal Article
Published: 11 May 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (4): 800-806.
.... Shan X. J. Zhang L. Zhang G. H. Zhu J. J. , ( 2015 ). Geodetic model of the April 25, 2015 M w  7.8 Gorkha Nepal earthquake and M w  7.3 aftershock estimated from InSAR and GPS data , Geophys. J. Int. 203 , no.  2 , 896–900 , doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv335 . Han L. Zeng X...
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