On 3 August 2014, an Ms 6.5 earthquake struck Ludian County, Zhaotong City in Yunnan Province, China (hereafter called the Ludian earthquake). Although this earthquake was not very big, it caused unusually severe damage (Cheng et al., 2015; Li et al., 2015). Thus, studying the causes of the severe damage from this moderately strong earthquake may help us evaluate seismic hazards of similar earthquakes. There are many kinds of factors that may play important roles in the damage caused by the Ludian earthquake, including site effects, quality of buildings, a large difference between surface-wave...
Source Parameters of the 2014 Ms 6.5 Ludian Earthquake Sequence and Their Implications on the Seismogenic Structure
Zujun Xie, Yong Zheng, Chengli Liu, Xiong Xiong, Yongdong Li, Xiufen Zheng; Source Parameters of the 2014 Ms 6.5 Ludian Earthquake Sequence and Their Implications on the Seismogenic Structure. Seismological Research Letters ; 86 (6): 1614–1621. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220150085
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