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Computer Determination of Earthquake Focal Depth

  • V. I. Keilis-Borok
  • S. S. Mebel’
  • I. I. Pyatetskii-Shapiro
  • L. Yu. Vartanova
  • T. S. Zhelankina

Abstract

This paper is a continuation of [1], which described a method of determining a distant hypocenter from the arrival times of P waves.

Keywords

Focal Depth Depth Interval Origin Time Computer DETERMINA Phase Number 
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© Consultants Bureau, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Keilis-Borok
  • S. S. Mebel’
  • I. I. Pyatetskii-Shapiro
  • L. Yu. Vartanova
  • T. S. Zhelankina

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