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Journal of Seismology

, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp 1467–1485 | Cite as

Statistical analysis of the 2003–2016 seismicity of Azerbaijan and surrounding areas

  • Luciano TelescaEmail author
  • Fakhraddin Kadirov
  • Gurban Yetirmishli
  • Rafig Safarov
  • Gulam Babayev
  • Saida Ismaylova
ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Abstract

The aim of the present work is to furnish a detailed picture of the space-time-magnitude statistical properties of the instrumental seismic catalogue of Azerbaijan and surrounding regions from 2003 to 2016. Although Azerbaijan is one of the most seismically active areas in the world, an exhaustive description of the statistical properties of the time, space, and magnitude distribution of its seismicity is still lacking. Therefore, the aim of this work is to fill this scientific gap.

Keywords

Azerbaijan Seismicity Statistics Fractals Clustering Magnitude 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the CNR-ANAS 2016-2017 common project.

Supplementary material

10950_2017_9677_MOESM1_ESM.doc (198 kb)
Fig. S1 (DOC 198 kb).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciano Telesca
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fakhraddin Kadirov
    • 2
  • Gurban Yetirmishli
    • 3
  • Rafig Safarov
    • 2
  • Gulam Babayev
    • 2
  • Saida Ismaylova
    • 3
  1. 1.National Research CouncilInstitute of Methodologies for Environmental AnalysisTitoItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Geology and Geophysics, ANASBakuAzerbaijan
  3. 3.Republican Seismological Survey Center of ANASBakuAzerbaijan

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