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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1985
Earthquake Spectra (1985) 1 (4): 741–757.
...Wang Jing-Ming; Joe J. Litehiser, Jr., M.EERI This paper, through description and analysis of the performance of underground facilities during the magnitude 7.8 Tang-Shan earthquake of 1976, indicates that, in the area of strong surface shaking, damage to underground facilities decreases...
Journal Article
Published: 16 May 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (4): 1345–1353.
... Z. L. 1984 . Focal mechanisms and aftershock locations of the Songpan earthquakes of August 1976 in Sichuan, China , J. Geophys. Res. 89 , no.  B9 , 7697 – 7707 , doi: 10.1029/JB089iB09p07697 . Kirby E. Whipple K. X. Burchfiel B. C. Tang W. Q. Berger Z. Sun Z...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 January 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (2A): 557–569.
.... The 1933 M s  7.5 Diexi earthquake ruptured the southern segment of the Minjiang fault ( Wang and Shen, 2011 ). In 1976, the Songpan triplet events, with M s  7.2 on 16 August, M s  6.7 on 22 August, and M s  7.2 on 23 August, occurred on the Huya fault. Among the three...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 April 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (4): 1467–1477.
... along a low‐angle reverse fault associated with a blind ramp beneath the northern Tian Shan ( Avouac et al. , 1993 ; Zhang et al. , 1994 ; Wang et al. , 2001 ; Stockmeyer et al. , 2014 ). The most recent strong earthquake in this region was the M w  6.0 Hutubi event that occurred on 8...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2013
Seismological Research Letters (2013) 84 (2): 210–218.
... by the Seismological Society of America The 2008 M s  8.0 Wenchuan earthquake was the most disastrous event in China since the 1976 Tangshan M  7.8 earthquake. More than 80,000 people were killed, over 370,000 people were injured, and the total economic loss reached more than US $100 billion, as reported...
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Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 22 October 2018
Lithosphere (2018) 10 (6): 806–828.
... beneath active faults to place timing constraints on the initiation of deformation of structures within the basin and on shortening rates on active faults. These new basin-fill and growth-strata ages document the late Neogene and Quaternary growth of the Pamir and Tian Shan orogens between >5 and 1 Ma...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2767–2790.
...Berend A. Verberne; Changrong He; Christopher J. Spiers Abstract In this paper, we report friction experiments performed on samples collected from the region hit by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in the Longmen Shan fault zone ( LFZ ) of Sichuan, southwestern China. The materials tested consisted...
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Journal Article
Published: 23 September 2015
Seismological Research Letters (2015) 86 (6): 1622–1635.
... of the region (China Earthquake Data Center; see Data and Resources ). Both of these events occurred at cross sections of the Mabian fault with the Zhaotong–Lianfeng fault zone ( Zhu and Chen, 1976 ; Zhang et al. , 1994 ; Han et al. , 2009 ). Because of poor continuity, the Mabian fault consists...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 April 2021
Seismological Research Letters (2021)
... stress changes and the triggering of earthquakes , Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 84 , 935 – 953 . Kirby E. Whipple K. X. Burchfiel B. C. Tang W. Berger G. Sun Z. , and Chen Z. 2000 . Neotectonics of the Min Shan, China: Implications for mechanisms driving Quaternary...
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Journal Article
Published: 11 March 2020
Seismological Research Letters (2020) 91 (3): 1593–1605.
...Zhe Su; Xi‐Wei Xu; ShanShan Liang; Erchie Wang Abstract The high frequency of earthquake clusters generated by pure strike‐slip faulting over the past 3 yr (beginning in 2017 in the Songliao basin, northeastern China) has motivated us to consider why lateral strike slip and not extension...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2014
Seismological Research Letters (2014) 85 (1): 60–67.
... interactions within the Tangshan, China, earthquake sequence of 1976 , Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 95 , no.  6 , 2501 – 2505 , doi: 10.1785/0120050091 . Shan B. Xiong X. Zheng Y. Diao F. ( 2009 ). Stress changes on major faults caused by M w  7.9 Wenchuan earthquake, May 12, 2008...
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Journal Article
Published: 31 October 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2019) 90 (1): 229–241.
...), and the China Geological Survey Project (Grant Number DD20160022‐05). REFERENCES Aki K. , and Lee W. H. K. 1976 . Determination of three‐dimensional velocity anomalies under a seismic array using first P arrival times from local earthquakes, 1. A homogeneous initial model , J. Geophys...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 January 2020
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2020) 110 (1): 154–165.
... and Tapponnier, 1993 ; Burchfiel et al. , 2008 ). In recent decades, the eastern boundary of the Bayan Har block has experienced several strong and moderate earthquakes, including the 1976 M w  7.2 Songpan earthquake sequence, the 2008 Wenchuan M w  7.9 earthquake and its aftershocks, the 2013...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2006
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2006) 96 (2): 737–744.
... earthquakes ( M >4) in and near the central Tien Shan from 1976 to 2000, from the Harvard cmt catalog. Fault- plane solutions of earthquakes occurring above the mantle-upwelling area of the central Tien Shan (south of Lake Issyk Kul) are different from other earthquakes whose nodal planes align...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 June 2009
Geosphere (2009) 5 (3): 199–214.
... occurred along the Ganzi-Xianshuihe left-slip fault system ( Tang et al., 1995 ). Summation of earthquake moment tensors indicates a slip rate of 10 mm/a along the Xianshuihe segment of this left-slip system ( Molnar and Deng, 1984 ). Along the Ganzi fault, clearly deformed landforms are offset ~200 m...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2615–2650.
... to the Wenchuan earthquake. Active fault studies suggest a low slip rate and long recurrence interval of 2000–8000 years ( Ma et al. , 2005 ; Zhou et al. , 2007 ; Densmore et al. , 2007 ). The Longmen Shan region lacks large magnitude earthquakes ( M >7) in the last millennium ( Tang and Han, 1993...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 July 2019
Seismological Research Letters (2019) 90 (5): 1859–1875.
... Hilst R. Hager B. Chen Z. King R. Li C. Lü J. Yao H. , and Kirby E. 2008 . A geological and geophysical context for the Wenchuan earthquake of 12 May 2008, Sichuan, People’s Republic of China , GSA Today 18 , no.  7 , 4 – 11 . Chen Z. Liu Y. Tang W...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (2B): 1551–1571.
... in Taiwan and their relationship to local, regional, and teleseismic earthquakes , Seismol. Res. Lett. 82 , 326 . Chao K. Peng Z. Wu C. Tang C.‐C. Lin C.‐H. ( 2012 ). Remote triggering of non‐volcanic tremor around Taiwan , Geophys. J. Int. 188 , no.  1 , 301 – 324...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 October 2017
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2017) 107 (6): 3023–3036.
.... , and Chen G. 2005 . Relocation of small earthquakes in western Sichuan, China and its implications for active tectonics , Chin. J. Geophys. 48 , no.  3 , 629 – 636 (in Chinese with English abstract). Zhu C. , and Chen C. 1976 . The rupture mechanism of the Zhaotong earthquake...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2396–2424.
... along the Longmen Shan fold-thrust belt, which separates the Longmen Shan of the Tibetan Plateau in the northwest from the Sichuan Basin in the southeast and is associated with a significant change in the crustal thickness. We simulate the ground shaking due to the Wenchuan earthquake by applying...
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