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seismicity

[sīz′mis·əd·ē]
(geophysics)
The phenomena of earth movements. Also known as seismic activity.
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According to ESG, quickly and accurately detecting seismicity near to, or associated with, hydraulic fracture operations is key to avoiding costly shutdowns and wellbore damage.
Defining of target territory, project territory and its seismicity condition:
The southern Tyrrhenian area is characterized by seismicity with maximum magnitude in the range of 5-6; in the last 50 years two strong events have been recorded: M = 5.5 (15/04/1978) and M = 5.7 (28/05/1980) (Figure 1, [33]).
But recent studies showed the previous assumptions were not valid and indicated a slight increase in the real seismicity values of the Gulf area.
Thus, once an SES activity has been recorded at a station we start studying the seismicity in the area to suffer a mainshock based on the selectivity map of the station.
Historical Seismicity: The record of historical seismicity in the study area covers only the past 200 to 900 years.
Are Seismicity Rate Changes in the Mid-Continent Natural or Manmade?
Zara Hosseini, “Advanced Seismic Analysis and Interpretation for Mass Mining” will cover topics such as ray tracing and event location for complex media, identification and characterization of trends in seismicity, advances in re-entry protocols following large magnitude events and stress distribution analysis using seismic source mechanisms.
Most earthquakes are of low-tomoderate magnitude (M<5.5) and usually occur in the shallow brittle crust, with the exception of two localized areas of intermediate (40-120km) and deep (>620 km) seismicity (Buforn et al., 1991).
Geological criteria for evaluating seismicity revisited; forty years of paleoseismic investigations and the natural record of past earthquakes.
It is obvious in the wake of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that seismicity poses a serious threat to the nuclear industry, and one that isn't limited to the most active fault zones.