The Radiated Energy of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake

  1. Rachel Abercrombie,
  2. Art McGarr,
  3. Giulio Di Toro and
  4. Hiroo Kanamori
  1. Hiroo Kanamaori

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/170GM07

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

How to Cite

Kanamaori, H. (2013) The Radiated Energy of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake, in Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting (eds R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, G. Di Toro and H. Kanamori), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/170GM07

Author Information

  1. Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904351

Online ISBN: 9781118666272

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Keywords:

  • Seismic waves;
  • Energy dissipation;
  • Faults (Geology);
  • Seismology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Energy Estimate From the Finite Rupture Model

  • Frequency-Domain Estimates

  • Comparison with the 2001 Bhuj Earthquake (Mw =7.6) and Removal of the Contributions of PP, PPP and Other Scattered Energies

  • Summary Of Energy Estimates

  • Energy-Moment Ratio and The Radiation Efficiency

  • Discussion and Conclusions