A Statistical Method for Determining Earthquake Focal Depth from the Record of One Seismic Station

  • V. F. Pisarenko
  • A. A. Poplavskii


In many cases in practice, the focal depth of an earthquake can be found from the record of one seismic station. The additional requirement of promptness often arises here. In particular, this is necessary in the seismological urgent-report service and is of particular value in improving the quality of work of the tsunami warning service. The present paper was also written in connection with the problem of tsunami forecasting, since knowledge of the focal depth of an earthquake can be useful in determining its tsunami danger [2].


Discriminant Function Focal Depth Seismic Station Instruction Material Recognition Algorithm 
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  • V. F. Pisarenko
  • A. A. Poplavskii

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