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.

LanguageEnglish
Pages336-339
Number of pages4
JournalGeophysical Journal International
Volume148
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2002

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Keywords

  • earthquakes
  • fault models
  • strong ground motion

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In: Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 148, No. 2, 02.2002, p. 336-339.

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