Model for Aftershock Occurrence

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. Leon Knopoff

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0259

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Knopoff, L. (1972) Model for Aftershock Occurrence, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0259

Author Information

  1. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063



  • Aftershock;
  • Physical effects;
  • Preshock creep and fracture;
  • Tertiary creep


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nearest-Neighbor Model

  • Stress Concentrations

  • Preshock Creep and Fracture

  • Model for Aftershocks