Seismicity, Earthquakes and Structure Along the Alaska-Aleutian and Kamchatka-Kurile Subduction Zones: A Review

  1. John Eichelberger,
  2. Evgenii Gordeev,
  3. Pavel Izbekov,
  4. Minoru Kasahara and
  5. Jonathan Lees
  1. Natalia A. Ruppert1,
  2. Jonathan M. Lees2 and
  3. Natalia P. Kozyreva3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/172GM12

Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region

Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region

How to Cite

Ruppert, N. A., Lees, J. M. and Kozyreva, N. P. (2013) Seismicity, Earthquakes and Structure Along the Alaska-Aleutian and Kamchatka-Kurile Subduction Zones: A Review, in Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region (eds J. Eichelberger, E. Gordeev, P. Izbekov, M. Kasahara and J. Lees), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/172GM12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kamchatka Branch, Geophysical Survey of Russian Academy of Sciences, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

  2. 2

    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

  3. 3

    Kamchatka Branch, Geophysical Survey of Russian Academy of Sciences, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904368

Online ISBN: 9781118666371

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Keywords:

  • Volcanism—Russia (Federation)—Kamchatskaia oblast';
  • Subduction zones—Russia (Federation)—Kamchatskaia oblast'

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regional Seismic Networks and Earthquake Catalogs

  • Great Earthquakes

  • Seismicity and Geometry of Subducting Plate

  • Focal Mechanisms and Stress State

  • Double Seismic Zones

  • Seismic Structure and Tomographic Studies

  • Conclusions