• Seismic hazard scenario and attenuation model of the Garhwal Himalaya using near-field synthesis from weak motion seismometry

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      Garhwal Himalaya; maximum credible earthquake; site amplification; spectral acceleration; attenuation relation.

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      In this paper, we present a seismic hazard scenario for the Garhwal region of the north-western Himalayan range, in terms of the horizontal Peak Ground Acceleration. The scenario earthquake of moment magnitude $M_w$ 8.5 has a 10% exceedance probability over the next 50 years. These estimates, the first for the region, were calculated through a stepwise process based on:

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      Sankar Kumar Nath1 Khemraj Shukla1 Madhav Vyas2

      1. Department of Geology and Geophysics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India.
      2. Schlumberger Limited, Houston, Texas 77077, USA.
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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