Model of earthquake generation exhibiting self-organized criticality with self-affine fault surfaces

Tomohiro Hasumi, Shin Ya Komura, Masashi Kamogawa, Yoshihiro Yamazaki

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    Abstract

    Generation of earthquakes has not been still understood. However, some statistical properties of seismicity are established such as magnitude-frequency distribution indicating power law. In this study, we numerically investigate one-dimensional spring-block earthquake model, considering self-affine fault surfaces, in order to understand such statistical properties.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)237-238
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
    Volume31
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar 22

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