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Attenuation of Intensity for the Zemmouri Earthquake of 21 May 2003 (Mw 6.8): Insights for the Seismic Hazard and Historical Earthquake Sources in Northern Algeria

  • S. Maouche
  • A. Harbi
  • M. Meghraoui
Part of the Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences book series (MASE, volume 2)

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Ground Motion Seismic Hazard Peak Ground Acceleration Epicentral Distance Epicentral Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Maouche
    • 1
  • A. Harbi
  • M. Meghraoui
  1. 1.Centre de Recherche en AstronomieAstrophysique et GéophysiqueBP 63, BouzaréahAlgeria

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