Year 2019, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 11 - 15 2019-06-28

The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey

Funda Bilim [1]

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In this study, the seismicity in the Sivas Basin, central eastern Turkey from 1903 to 2018 is investigated by the Gutenberg and Richter relationship (1944) and the maximum likelihood method (Aki, 1965) to explore the b-value. The b-value is regarded as one of the important parameters representing the nature of the occurrence of earthquakes. Particularly, the b-value characterizes the state of stress in the crust. The Sivas Basin exhibits the low b-value (0.52 and 0.9), moderate/high heat flow values (70-80 mWm-2), large negative anomalies owing to sedimentary basin and low seismicity and the epicenter distributions of earthquakes are located at the upper crust and along the Deliler-Tecer and Yukari Kizilirmak Fault Zones in the study region.
Seismicity; b-value; the Sivas Basin; the Maximum Likelihood Method
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Primary Language en
Subjects Science
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Funda Bilim (Primary Author)
Institution: CUMHURIYET UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: June 28, 2019

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APA Bilim, F . (2019). The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey. Bitlis Eren University Journal of Science and Technology, 9 (1), 11-15. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/beuscitech/issue/46431/467269
MLA Bilim, F . "The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey". Bitlis Eren University Journal of Science and Technology 9 (2019): 11-15 <http://dergipark.org.tr/beuscitech/issue/46431/467269>
Chicago Bilim, F . "The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey". Bitlis Eren University Journal of Science and Technology 9 (2019): 11-15
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ISNAD Bilim, Funda . "The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey". Bitlis Eren University Journal of Science and Technology 9 / 1 (June 2019): 11-15.
AMA Bilim F . The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey. Bitlis Eren University Journal of Science and Technology. 2019; 9(1): 11-15.
Vancouver Bilim F . The Correlation of B-Value in the Earthquake Frequency-Magnitude Distribution, Heat Flow and Gravity Data in the Sivas Basin, Central Eastern Turkey. Bitlis Eren University Journal of Science and Technology. 2019; 9(1): 15-11.