Earthquake early warning (EEW) systems provide real-time estimates of earthquake source and ground motion parameters to users before strong ground shaking occurs at sites of interest (Kanamori et al. 1997; Kanamori 2005). They make use of the fact that the most destructive ground shaking during an earthquake is caused by S- and surface waves, which travel much slower than P waves and also slower than electromagnetic signals carrying warnings to potential users. Real-time information systems can minimize loss of life and property damage and are therefore an important tool in short-term seismic hazard mitigation and disaster...
Rapid Source Parameter Estimations of Southern California Earthquakes Using PreSEIS
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Nina Köhler, Georgia Cua, Friedemann Wenzel, Maren Böse; Rapid Source Parameter Estimations of Southern California Earthquakes Using PreSEIS. Seismological Research Letters ; 80 (5): 748–754. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.80.5.748
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