IJG  Vol.5 No.10 , September 2014
Locating the Focus of a Starting Earthquake
Author(s) Alexander Ivanchin*
ABSTRACT
This article describes a method of locating the focus of a starting earthquake based on the use of the elastic interaction energy. The method allows determining the focus location and its energy class as well as evaluating the stresses caused by it and observing its evolution.

Cite this paper
Ivanchin, A. (2014) Locating the Focus of a Starting Earthquake. International Journal of Geosciences, 5, 1137-1148. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2014.510096.
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