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Peculiarities of Ground Seismic Reaction in Kishinev, Moldova

  • A. Roman
  • V. Alcaz
Part of the Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research book series (NTHR, volume 6)

Abstract

Systematic instrumental observations on the grounds with various engineering — geological properties were started in Moldova in the 1970-s. Three subsequent strong intermediate-depth Carpathian earthquakes: 4.03.1977 (M = 7.2), 30.08.1986 (M = 7.0), 30.05.1990 (M = 6.9) have also provided rich macroseismic material.

Joint analysis of instrumental and macroseismic data has revealed some peculiarities in the manifestation of different local geologico-engineering factors during the above mentioned earthquakes. Hence, it has been proposed to re-consider the existing practice of evaluation the seismic hazard in respect to this territory.

Keywords

Seismic Hazard Seismic Effect Strong Earthquake Spectral Curve Intensity Increment 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Roman
    • 1
  • V. Alcaz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Geophysics and GeologyMoldavian Academy of ScienceKishinevMoldova

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