Use of Macroseismic Intensity Data to Validate a Regionally Adjustable Ground Motion Prediction Model
Yuxiang Tang, Nelson Lam, Hing-Ho Tsang, Elisa Lumantarna
Geosciences | MDPI AG | Published : 2019
In low-to-moderate seismicity (intraplate) regions where locally recorded strong motion data are too scare for conventional regression analysis, stochastic simulations based on seismological modelling have often been used to predict ground motions of future earthquakes. This modelling methodology has been practised in Central and Eastern North America (CENA) for decades. It is cautioned that ground motion prediction equations (GMPE) that have been developed for use in CENA might not always be suited for use in another intraplate region because of differences in the crustal structure. This paper introduces a regionally adjustable GMPE, known as the component attenuation model (CAM), by which ..View full abstract
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Awarded by China Scholarship Council, CSC
The first author was funded by China Scholarship Council, CSC grant number 201506030102. The project was funded by Commonwealth of Australia through the Cooperative Research Centre program.