Clustering of long-period earthquakes beneath gorely volcano (Kamchatka) during a degassing episode in 2013

Sergei Abramenkov, Nikolaï M. Shapiro, Ivan Koulakov, Ilyas Abkadyrov

Результат исследования: Научные публикации в периодических изданияхстатьярецензирование

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Gorely is one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka with a rich magmatic and eruptive history reflected in its composite structure. In 2013–2014, a temporary network of 20 seismic stations was installed on Gorely for one year. During the four months of its high degassing rate, seismic activity was mostly expressed in the form of a long-period (LP) seismic tremor. In this study, we have developed a workflow based on the combination of back-projection (BP), cluster analysis, and matched-filter (MF) methods. By applying it to continuous seismic records for the study period, we were able to identify discrete LP events within the tremor sequence automatically and individually investigate their properties. A catalog obtained using the BP detection algorithm consist of 1741 high-energy events. Cluster analysis revealed that the entire variety of LP earthquakes in this catalog could be grouped into five families, which are sequentially organized in time. Utilizing templates of these families in the MF search resulted in the complementary catalog of 80,615 low-energy events. The long-term occurrence of highly repetitive LP events in the same location may correspond to resonating conduits behaving in response to the high-pressure gases flowing from the decompressed magma chamber up to the volcano’s crater.

Язык оригиналаанглийский
Номер статьи230
Страницы (с-по)1-18
Число страниц18
ЖурналGeosciences (Switzerland)
Номер выпуска6
СостояниеОпубликовано - 1 июн 2020


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