Maps of the macroseismic intensity and ground‐motion measures for historical events are often irregular; the contours of constant seismic intensity or of constant ground‐motion measures do not necessarily fall on a circle or an ellipse. This is the case, for example, for the 1999 Chi‐Chi earthquake (Shin and Teng, 2001), California earthquakes (Toppozada et al., 2002), Italian earthquakes (De Rubeis et al., 2005), Greek earthquakes (Schenková et al., 2007), the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake (Wang and Xie, 2010; Wang et al., 2010; Yuan et al.,...

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