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Seismic hazards along Ecuador, Perú and northern Chile (South America)
The western coast of South America is one of the most seismogenic zones of the world, due to the subduction of the oceanic Nazca Plate below South America. The spatial distribution of large-magnitude earthquakes or of their ...
Paleoseismicity and seismic hazard in southern Patagonia (Argentina-Chile; 50º-55ºS); the role of the Magallanes-Fagnano transform fault
Tierra del Fuego is an island in southernmost South America shared by Chile and Argentina. Three major cities add to a permanent population of 300,000, rapidly growing through immigration, and a touristic influx in the ...
Seismic hazard assessments for El SalvadorSeismic hazard assessments for El Salvador
(Instituto de Geofísica, 2012)
Evidences of a tectonic uplift and seismic hazard in south of the Pie de Palo Range, San Juan-Argentina
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-12)
In the Central Andean region of Argentina, we found gravimetric andgeomorphological evidence of an uplifting of the crystalline basement ofPie de Palo range. Within this zone, we observed a positive gravimetricanomaly in ...
Faulting, shallow seismicity and seismic hazard analysis for the Costa Rican Central Valley
A seismic hazard map for the Metropolitan Area of San Jose has been elaborated, based on local tectonic and seismic information. The area for the hazard computation covers an area of 20 x 15 km2 and includes the zone where ...