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dc.contributor.author Tavera, Hernando
dc.contributor.author Bernal Esquia, Yesenia Isabel
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-25T17:29:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-25T17:29:47Z
dc.date.issued 2008-07
dc.identifier.citation Tavera, H., & Bernal, Y. (2008). The Pisco (Peru) Earthquake of 15 August 2007.==$Seismological Research Letter, 79,$==4, 510-515. es_ES
dc.identifier.issn 1938-2057
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.igp.gob.pe/handle/IGP/2098
dc.description.abstract "The seismic activity in Peru has its origin in the convergence process between the Nazca and South American plates. Such convergence takes place at an average speed on the order of 7–8 cm/year (DeMets et al. 1980; Norabuena et al. 1999). This process is responsible for the offshore earthquakes with depths smaller than 60 km that take place off the coast of Peru (Dorbath et al. 1990; Tavera and Buforn 2001), which are all associated with seismogenic contact. Moderate to large earth- quakes occur on average at a rate of more than 60 per year and usually affect the towns near their epicenters. Earthquakes of larger magnitude (Mw > 7.0) have produced significant damage over broad areas, such as the event that occurred in southern Peru on 23 June 2001 (Mw = 8.2), which affected an area of 370 × 70 km2 between the towns of Atico (Arequipa) and Ilo (Moquegua) (Tavera et al. 2006). The earthquake that is the subject of this article occurred on 15 August 2007 with a magnitude of Mw 7.9 and was named “the Pisco earthquake” because its epicenter was located 60 km west of Pisco city. The earthquake produced significant dam- age in Pisco city (approximately 80% of all structures) and minor damage in nearby towns, and it was assigned an approxi- mate intensity of VII–VIII on the Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI) scale in Pisco city. The epicenter of the Pisco earthquake and its aftershocks were located between the rupture areas of the 1974 Lima earthquake (Mw 7.5) and the 1996 Nazca earthquake (Mw 7.7). The earthquake also produced a tsunami, which originated south of the epicenter in the Paracas Peninsula. Focal mechanisms for these earthquakes generally correspond to reverse motion with nodal planes oriented in a NNW-SSE direction and near horizontal plane dipping to the east, which corresponds to the subducting plate (Tavera and Buforn 2001)." es_ES
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dc.language.iso eng es_ES
dc.publisher Seismological Society of America es_ES
dc.relation.uri https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/ssa/srl/article-abstract/79/4/510/143424 es_ES
dc.relation.uri https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/ssa/srl/article-abstract/79/4/510/143424 es_ES
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess es_ES
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess es_ES
dc.source Repositorio institucional - IGP es_ES
dc.subject Terremotos--Perú es_ES
dc.subject Placas tectónicas es_ES
dc.subject Terremotos--Perú--Pisco (Ica) es_ES
dc.subject Tsunamis es_ES
dc.subject Zonas de subducción es_ES
dc.subject Ingeniería sísmica es_ES
dc.title The Pisco (Peru) Earthquake of 15 August 2007 es_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Terremotos es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Sismología es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Perú es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Zonas costeras es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Maremotos es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Evaluación es_ES
dc.subject.ocde Desastres es_ES
dc.identifier.journal Seismological Research Letters es_ES
dc.description.peer-review Por pares es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1785/gssrl.79.4.510 es_ES

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