Control Parameters of Magnitude—Seismic Moment Correlation for the Crustal Earthquakes

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Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

Abstract

In connection with conversion from energy class *K*_{R} (*K*_{R }= log_{10}*E*_{ R}, where *E*_{R }— seismic energy, J) to the universal magnitude estimation of the Tien Shan crustal earthquakes the development of the self-coordinated correlation of the magnitudes (*m*_{b }, *M*_{L}, *Ms *) and *K*_{R} with the seismic moment *M*_{0} as the base scale became necessary. To this purpose, the first attempt to develop functional correlations in the magnitude—seismic moment system subject to the previous studies has been done. It is assumed that in the expression *M *(*m*_{b }*, M*_{L }*, Ms )* =

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E. Mamyrov, "Control Parameters of Magnitude—Seismic Moment Correlation for the Crustal Earthquakes,"*Open Journal of Earthquake Research*, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2013, pp. 60-74. doi: 10.4236/ojer.2013.23007.

E. Mamyrov, "Control Parameters of Magnitude—Seismic Moment Correlation for the Crustal Earthquakes,"

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