Note on scaling of peak ground acceleration and peak ground velocity with magnitude

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Abstract

The theoretical scaling of near-field peak ground acceleration and peak ground velocity with moment magnitude, Mw, is found using an L model of rupture. This scaling matches well with the magnitude scaling of recent attenuation relations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-339
Number of pages4
JournalGeophysical Journal International
Volume148
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2002

Keywords

  • earthquakes
  • fault models
  • strong ground motion

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