Geotectonics

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 232–238 | Cite as

Seismicity of the northern Barents Sea in area of the Franz Victoria and Orla troughs

  • A. N. Morozov
  • N. V. Vaganova
  • Ya. V. Konechnaya
Article

Abstract

The results of seismic monitoring in the area of the Franz Victoria and Orla trenches in 2011–2013 are discussed in the paper. A seismic catalog of recorded earthquakes with calculated source parameters is given, and the spatial distribution of these earthquakes is characterized. The results of monitoring are compared with the data on historical earthquakes. A cumulative graph of recurrence has been constructed.

Keywords

Barents Sea seismic monitoring of Arctic Region Franz Victoria and Orla troughs 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Morozov
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. V. Vaganova
    • 1
  • Ya. V. Konechnaya
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Ecological Problems of the North, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesArkhangel’skRussia
  2. 2.Sector of Seismic Monitoring of the Northern Russian Plate, Geophysical SurveyRussian Academy of SciencesArkhangel’skRussia

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