Seismology Contributions: Earthquakes I

Monday, 15 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Shiann-Jong Lee, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan and Qingjun Meng, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Victor C Tsai, Caltech-Seismological Lab, Pasadena, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Carl Tape, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Shiann-Jong Lee, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Rupture Process of the Tonga Earthquakes of 3 May 2006 (Mw 8.0) and 19 March 2009 (Mw 7.6): Intraslab Thrust Deformation Below the Megathrust
Qingjun Meng1, Lingling Ye1, Thorne Lay1 and Phil R Cummins2, (1)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
8:15 AM
Numerical Earthquake Model of the 31 October 2013 Ruisui, Taiwan, Earthquake: Source Rupture Process and Seismic Wave Propagation
Shiann-Jong Lee1, Hsin-Hua Huang1, J Bruce H Shyu2, Tzu-Chi Lin2 and Te-Yang Yeh3, (1)Institute of Earth Sciences Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (3)NCU National Central University of Taiwan, Jhongli, Taiwan
8:30 AM
Resolving Earthquake Directivity with Relative Centroid Location : A Case Study for the 18 April 2008 Illinois Earthquake
Xiaohui He, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China and Sidao Ni, Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics, Wuhan,Hubei, China
8:45 AM
Assessing the Uncertainties on Seismic Source Parameters: Towards Realistic Estimates of Moment Tensor Determinations
Federica Magnoni, Laura Scognamiglio, Elisa Tinti and Emanuele Casarotti, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome, Italy
9:00 AM
Teleseismic Peak Ground Accelerations from the 24 May 2013 Sea of Okhotsk Deep Earthquake
Keiko Kuge, Kyoto University, Department of Geophysics, Kyoto, Japan
9:15 AM
The 10 April 2014 Earthquake in Central Nicaragua: Evidence of Complex Crustal Deformation in Central America
Gerardo Suarez1, Angélica Muñoz2, Emilio Talavera2, Virginia Tenorio2, Isaac Farraz3, David A. Novelo-Casanova1 and Antonio Sánchez4, (1)UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, (2)INETER, Managua, Nicaragua, (3)Terracon Ingenieria, Mexico City, Mexico, (4)REF TEK A Division of Trimble, Plano, TX, United States
9:30 AM
The Philippine Sea slab is in contact with the crust at the source region of M 8.0 Nobi earthquake, central Japan
Takashi Iidaka1, Toshihiro Igarashi1, Aitaro Kato2 and Takaya Iwasaki1, (1)University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan, (2)University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
9:45 AM
The 10 June 2012 Fethiye Mw 6.0 Aftershock Sequence and Its Relation to the 24-25 April 1957 Ms 6.9-7.1 Earthquakes in SW Anatolia, Turkey
Ethem Gorgun1, Arno Zang2, Dogan Kalafat3 and Kivanc Kekovali3, (1)Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, (2)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, (3)Kandilli Observatory, Istanbul, Turkey
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