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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 12 September 2017
GSA Bulletin (2018) 130 (3-4): 396-410.
...Marie-Luce Chevalier; Philippe Hervé Leloup; Anne Replumaz; Jiawei Pan; Marianne Métois; Haibing Li Abstract The left-lateral strike-slip Xianshuihe fault system, located in eastern Tibet, is one of the most tectonically active intracontinental fault systems in China, if not in the world, along...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1991
GSA Bulletin (1991) 103 (9): 1178-1199.
...CLARENCE R. ALLEN; LUO ZHUOLI; QIAN HONG; WEN XUEZE; ZHOU HUAWEI; HUANG WEISHI Abstract The Xianshuihe fault of western Sichuan Province, China, is one of the world's most active faults, having produced 4 earthquakes during this century of magnitude ≥7 along a 350-km length of the fault. At least 8...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2008
GSA Bulletin (2008) 120 (3-4): 312-327.
...Shifeng Wang; Chun Fan; Gang Wang; Erchie Wang Abstract The Xianshuihe fault system is a highly active, left-lateral slip fault that has played an important role in accommodating late Cenozoic crustal deformation of the Eastern Tibetan Plateau. The left-lateral displacement on the western portion...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 February 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (2): 898-912.
...Hongliu Ran Abstract In order to estimate distributions of recurrence intervals and segment interactions across the four fault segments along the northwestern portion of the Xianshuihe fault ( NPXF ) in southwestern China, I generate a large number of synthetic earthquake catalogs by sampling...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1983
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1983) 73 (2): 537-551.
...Huilan Zhou; Hsui-Lin Liu; Hiroo Kanamori abstract The Xianshuihe fault is one of the most active faults in southwestern China. Recently, three large earthquakes occurred along it in 1967 ( M s = 6.1), 1973 ( M s = 7.5), and 1981 ( M s = 6.8). The 1981 event occurred near the central portion...
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The <b>Xianshuihe</b> <b>fault</b> system in the frame of the India-Asia collision zone. ...
Published: 12 September 2017
Figure 1. The Xianshuihe fault system in the frame of the India-Asia collision zone. (A) Tectonic map of the eastern Himalayan syntaxis region with digital elevation model (DEM) in the background. Xianshuihe fault system is shown in red. RRF—Red River fault. Stars indicate locations of major
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Historical earthquakes on the <b>Xianshuihe</b> <b>fault</b>. Gray lines are the active f...
Published: 23 September 2015
Figure 2. Historical earthquakes on the Xianshuihe fault. Gray lines are the active faults. Gray circles are the historical earthquakes larger than M  7.0. Red lines show the ruptured segments of the historical earthquakes. The blue line shows the fault that ruptured in the Kangding earthquake
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The geographic structure of the <b>Xianshuihe</b> <b>fault</b> ( NPXF ) and other major f...
Published: 18 February 2014
Figure 1. The geographic structure of the Xianshuihe fault ( NPXF ) and other major faults in southwestern China. The inset indicates the location of the detailed map.
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Figure 1. Regional tectonic map shows the trace of <b>Xianshuihe</b> <b>fault</b> system ...
Published: 01 March 2008
Figure 1. Regional tectonic map shows the trace of Xianshuihe fault system within eastern Tibet. The major tectonic units of the Eastern Tibetan Plateau are: I—Songpan-Ganzi Flysch belt; II—Yidun Volcanic Arc; III—Three River Fold belt; IV—Kungdian High. Abbreviations: ATF—Altyn Tagh Fault; HF
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Figure 16. The northwestern continuation of the <b>Xianshuihe</b> <b>fault</b> system lie...
Published: 01 March 2008
Figure 16. The northwestern continuation of the Xianshuihe fault system lies within the transitional zone between the central Tibetan Plateau, undergoing N-S compression, and the southeastern margin of the plateau, experiencing clockwise rotation. The change in strike of the fault is interpreted
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2000
GSA Bulletin (2000) 112 (3): 413-423.
...Erchie Wang; B. Clark Burchfiel Abstract From at least 2–4 Ma to present, crust in the southeastern part of the Tibetan Plateau west of the convex-east Xianshuihe-Xiaojiang fault system has deformed internally and rotated clockwise around the eastern Himalayan syntaxis. The northwest-striking Ganzi...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1130/SPE327
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2327-2.1
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2011
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2011) 101 (6): 2755-2764.
...Aiming Lin; Dong Jia; Gang Rao; Bing Yan; Xiaojun Wu; Zhikun Ren Abstract The magnitude ( M w ) 6.9 ( M s 7.1) Yushu earthquake of 14 April 2010 ruptured the Yushu fault of the preexisting strike-slip Ganzi–Yushu fault zone, which is an extension of the Xianshuihe fault. The earthquake resulted...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (4): 1618-1638.
... on the northwestern continuation of the Ganzi–Xianshuihe fault zone and reactivated two segments of the fault. Ruptures associated with Yushu earthquake span a zone ≈70 km long, extending from south of Jielong in the west to south of Gyêgu (Yushu) in the east. Detailed mapping of the surface rupture zone shows...
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(a) Map view of the <b>Xianshuihe</b> and Anninghe <b>fault</b> surfaces with the differe...
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 7. (a) Map view of the Xianshuihe and Anninghe fault surfaces with the different clusters of hypocenters used in the modeling (hypocenter locations from the China Seismologic Network and Zhu et al. , 2005 ). (b) 3D view of the modeled faults showing the focal mechanisms used
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Parameters for the <b>Xianshuihe</b> and Anninghe <b>Faults</b>                 Geometric...
Published: 12 April 2016
Table 2 Parameters for the Xianshuihe and Anninghe Faults Geometric Parameters Mechanical Parameters Fault Name Strike Dip ρ kg/m 3 V P (m/s) V S (m/s) c (MPa) Xianshuihe 330° 90° 2500 900 500 0.43 0.15 Anninghe 330° 80° 2500 900
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Parameters for the <b>Xianshuihe</b> and Anninghe <b>Faults</b>                 Geometric...
Published: 12 April 2016
Table 2 Parameters for the Xianshuihe and Anninghe Faults Geometric Parameters Mechanical Parameters Fault Name Strike Dip ρ kg/m 3 V P (m/s) V S (m/s) c (MPa) Xianshuihe 330° 90° 2500 900 500 0.43 0.15 Anninghe 330° 80° 2500 900
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TABLE 1. OFFSETS OF GEOLOGICAL BODIES AND STREAMS ALONG THE <b>XIANSHUIHE</b> FAUL...
Published: 01 March 2008
TABLE 1. OFFSETS OF GEOLOGICAL BODIES AND STREAMS ALONG THE XIANSHUIHE FAULT SYSTEM
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (5-6): 672-688.
... plateau growth and development of other regional fault systems. Long-term average slip rate on the Red River fault is a minimum of ∼5 mm/yr. However, regional active tectonics are characterized by rotation of the upper crust around the eastern Himalayan syntaxis, bounded to the east by the Xianshuihe...
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