IJG  Vol.6 No.9 , September 2015
Aseismic Layer Detected in the Mid-Crust of Nubra-Siachen Region, India Using Local Seismic Data
ABSTRACT
The local seismicity observed by seismic network in siachen-nubra region during January 2010-December 2012 shows that the middle part of the crust (17 - 40 km) is aseismic. This aseismic layer (17 - 40 km) is sandwiched between two seismically active layers and depicts a good spatial correlation with the observations of low resistivity reported from magnetotelluric studies for the same region. The local seismicity shows a trend along the Karakoram fault and clustering of events in Shyok Suture zone and Karakoram shear zone. The moment magnitude of these events lies between 1.3 and 4.3. Most of these events have been originated in upper crust.

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Parshad, R. ,  , S. , Srivastva, P. , Rani, R. and Ganju, A. (2015) Aseismic Layer Detected in the Mid-Crust of Nubra-Siachen Region, India Using Local Seismic Data. International Journal of Geosciences, 6, 993-1006. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2015.69079.
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