Simultaneous use of numerous events in the multiple lapse time window analysis (MLTWA) method is the most effective way to obtain forumla and forumla values. Such simultaneous use of numerous events normally shows a large observational scatter, which may be caused by different radiation pattern and focal depth of each earthquake, and regional alteration of the local structure. To avoid these scattering factors, the current study attempted to use single event source as the input data in MLTWA for South Korea. The direct simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) method was used to simulate the observations, which showed realistic results when the number of recorded stations was eight or more. The obtained values of seismic albedo (B0) were less than 0.5, which were in accordance with the same in the previous results. Three envelopes constructed by combination of three regional values of forumla at 1 Hz produced regional variations, of which the ones at high frequencies of forumla and at low frequencies of forumla were remarkable. This result, showing the local variation indicated an advantage of the study using single source event over the previous studies in South Korea that involved extensively distributed data. Because DSMC was known to be applicable to 3D structure due to its simple algorithm, the current study also tried to correct radiation pattern of the observations by inserting focal mechanism algorithm to the code of the DSMC method. Such insertion, however, generated extremely low values of forumla because the geometrically shrunk receiver could not capture most of the scattered particles. This receiver problem is most likely to be a major obstacle of the 3D study of DSMC. In addition, the significant depth effect of Q−1 was identified for the prior MLTWA studies resulting from different measurement range and focal depth.

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