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  1. The 1906 Colombia–Ecuador earthquake induced both strong seismic motions and a tsunami, the most destructive earthquake in the history of the Colombia–Ecuador subduction zone. The tsunami propagated across the...

    Authors: Yusuke Yamanaka, Yuichiro Tanioka and Takahiro Shiina

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:163

    Content type: Express Letter

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  2. Under the diffuse field approximation, the full-wave (FW) microtremor H/V spectral ratio (H/V) is modeled as the square root of the ratio of the sum of imaginary parts of the Green’s function of the horizontal co...

    Authors: Hao Wu, Kazuaki Masaki, Kojiro Irikura and Francisco José Sánchez-Sesma

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:162

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  3. We present a non-stationary epidemic-type aftershock sequence (ETAS) model in which the usual assumption of stationary background rate is relaxed. Such a model could be used for modeling seismic sequences affe...

    Authors: Sasi Kattamanchi, Ram Krishna Tiwari and Durbha Sai Ramesh

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:157

    Content type: Technical report

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  4. To understand the fault zone fluid flow-like structure, namely the ductile deformation structure, often observed in the geological field (e.g., Ramsay and Huber The techniques of modern structure geology, vol....

    Authors: H. Tanaka, Y. Shiomi and K.-F. Ma

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:151

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  5. Using 3-D dynamic rupture simulations, we investigated the 2016 Mw7.1 Kumamoto, Japan, earthquake to elucidate why and how the rupture of the main shock propagated successfully, assuming a complicated fault geome...

    Authors: Yumi Urata, Keisuke Yoshida, Eiichi Fukuyama and Hisahiko Kubo

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:150

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  6. Using data from high-density seismic observation networks installed in the western Nagano Prefecture region in Japan, we precisely determined focal mechanisms and estimated the high-resolution stress field at ...

    Authors: Yoshihisa Iio, Itaru Yoneda, Masayo Sawada, Tsutomu Miura, Hiroshi Katao, Yoichiro Takada, Kentaro Omura and Shigeki Horiuchi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:144

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2018 70:20

  7. The 1703 Genroku Kanto earthquake and the resulting tsunami caused catastrophic damage in the Kanto region of Japan. Previous modeling of the 1703 earthquake applied inversion analyses of the observed terrestr...

    Authors: Hideaki Yanagisawa and Kazuhisa Goto

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:136

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  8. The aim of this paper is to investigate the ability of various site-condition proxies (SCPs) to reduce ground-motion aleatory variability and evaluate how SCPs capture nonlinearity site effects. The SCPs used ...

    Authors: Boumédiène Derras, Pierre-Yves Bard and Fabrice Cotton

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:133

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  9. In Taiwan, the Nantou area is a seismically active region where several moderate events have occurred, causing some disasters during the past century. Here, we applied the strong ground motion simulation with...

    Authors: Yi-Ying Wen, Shen-Yu Chao, Yin-Tung Yen and Strong Wen

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:132

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  10. The source rupture process of the 2016 central Tottori, Japan, earthquake (M JMA 6.6) was estimated from strong motion waveforms using a multiple-time-window kinematic waveform inversion. ...

    Authors: Hisahiko Kubo, Wataru Suzuki, Shin Aoi and Haruko Sekiguchi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:127

    Content type: Express Letter

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  11. Although rotational seismology has progressed in recent decades, the links between rotational ground motion and site soil conditions are poorly documented. New experiments were performed on Kefalonia Island (G...

    Authors: Sarah Sbaa, Fabrice Hollender, Vincent Perron, Afifa Imtiaz, Pierre-Yves Bard, Armand Mariscal, Alain Cochard and Alain Dujardin

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:124

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  12. We estimated the location and magnitude of earthquakes constituting the 1858 earthquake swarm in the central Ryukyu Islands using the felt earthquakes recorded by Father Louis Furet who lived in Naha, Okinawa ...

    Authors: Takuma Oda and Mamoru Nakamura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:121

    Content type: Express Letter

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  13. We determined the three-dimensional structure of the crust and upper mantle off the Boso Peninsula, Japan, by analyzing seismograms recorded by ocean-bottom seismometers and land stations between 2011 and 2013...

    Authors: Aki Ito, Yojiro Yamamoto, Ryota Hino, Daisuke Suetsugu, Hiroko Sugioka, Masaru Nakano, Koichiro Obana, Kazuo Nakahigashi and Masanao Shinohara

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:118

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  14. The consideration of soil nonlinearity is important for the accurate estimation of the site response. To evaluate the soil nonlinearity during the 2008 Ms8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake, 33 strong-motion records obtai...

    Authors: Yefei Ren, Ruizhi Wen, Xinxin Yao and Kun Ji

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:116

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  15. Inter-station cross-correlation functions estimated using continuous ambient noise or microtremor records were used to extract the seismic wave propagation characteristics of the Osaka sedimentary basin, Japan...

    Authors: Kimiyuki Asano, Tomotaka Iwata, Haruko Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro Somei, Ken Miyakoshi, Shin Aoi and Takashi Kunugi

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:108

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  16. On October 21, 2016, an earthquake with Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) magnitude 6.6 hit the central part of Tottori Prefecture, Japan. This paper demonstrates two notable effects of the surface geology on ...

    Authors: Takao Kagawa, Tatsuya Noguchi, Shohei Yoshida and Shinji Yamamoto

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:106

    Content type: Express Letter

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  17. We have developed an open-source software package, Open-source Seismic Wave Propagation Code (OpenSWPC), for parallel numerical simulations of seismic wave propagation in 3D and 2D (P-SV and SH) viscoelastic m...

    Authors: Takuto Maeda, Shunsuke Takemura and Takashi Furumura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:102

    Content type: Technical report

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  18. Most modern seismic codes account for site effects using an amplification factor (AF) that modifies the rock acceleration response spectra in relation to a “site condition proxy,” i.e., a parameter related to ...

    Authors: Ahmed Boudghene Stambouli, Djawad Zendagui, Pierre-Yves Bard and Boumédiène Derras

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:99

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  19. The Himalayan collision zone experiences many seismic activities with large earthquakes occurring at certain time intervals. The damming of the proto-Bagmati River as a result of rapid mountain-building proces...

    Authors: Subeg M. Bijukchhen, Nobuo Takai, Michiko Shigefuji, Masayoshi Ichiyanagi, Tsutomu Sasatani and Yokito Sugimura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:97

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  20. As observational evidence of 3-D microtremor horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios (MHVRs), previous studies have shown that a significant directional dependency is observed in and around Uji campus, Kyoto Un...

    Authors: Shinichi Matsushima, Hiroyuki Kosaka and Hiroshi Kawase

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:96

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  21. Seismic activity occurred off western Kyushu, Japan, at the northern end of the Okinawa Trough on May 6, 2016 (14:11 JST), 22 days after the onset of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence. The area is adjacent...

    Authors: Taro Okamoto, Hiroshi Takenaka, Takeshi Nakamura and Tatsuhiko Hara

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:88

    Content type: Letter

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  22. The Ryukyu (Nansei-Shoto) island arc-trench system, southwest of Japan, is formed by the subduction of the Philippine Sea (PHS) plate. Among the subduction zones surrounding the Japan Islands, the Ryukyu arc-t...

    Authors: Azusa Nishizawa, Kentaro Kaneda, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, Daishi Horiuchi, Yukari Fujioka and Chiaki Okada

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:86

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  23. We carried out statistical evaluations of two probability density functions for the microboudin palaeopiezometer using the Akaike information criterion (AIC) and the cross-validation (CV) technique. In terms o...

    Authors: Tarojiro Matsumura, Tatsu Kuwatani and Toshiaki Masuda

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:83

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  24. We have analyzed the spatial variation in coda Q in the northeastern part of a high strain rate zone, the Niigata–Kobe Tectonic Zone (NKTZ), to investigate the cause of the high strain rate by correlating coda Q ...

    Authors: Masanobu Dojo and Yoshihiro Hiramatsu

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:76

    Content type: Express Letter

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  25. We present the results of relocating 17,544 hypocenters determined from data recorded during the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake sequence, during the interval between April 14, 2016, and August 31, 2016. For this, w...

    Authors: Tomoko Elizabeth Yano and Makoto Matsubara

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:74

    Content type: Letter

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  26. An earthquake of JMA magnitude 6.5 (foreshock) hit Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, at 21:26 JST on April 14, 2016. Subsequently, an earthquake of JMA magnitude 7.3 (main shock) hit Kumamoto and Oita Prefectures a...

    Authors: Yoshiya Hata, Masayuki Yoshimi, Hiroyuki Goto, Takashi Hosoya, Hitoshi Morikawa and Takao Kagawa

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:72

    Content type: Express Letter

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2019 71:61

  27. In order to clarify the origin of aftershocks, we precisely analyze the hypocenters and focal mechanisms of the aftershocks following the 2000 Western Tottori Earthquake, which occurred in the western part of ...

    Authors: Yohei Yukutake and Yoshihisa Iio

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:68

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  28. A simple and efficient finite-difference scheme is developed to calculate seismic wave propagation in a partial spherical shell model of a three-dimensionally (3-D) heterogeneous global Earth structure for mod...

    Authors: Hiroshi Takenaka, Masanao Komatsu, Genti Toyokuni, Takeshi Nakamura and Taro Okamoto

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:67

    Content type: Frontier letter

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  29. In this study, we estimated source process of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake from strong-motion data by using the multiple-time window linear kinematic waveform inversion method to discuss generation of strong m...

    Authors: Kunikazu Yoshida, Ken Miyakoshi, Kazuhiro Somei and Kojiro Irikura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:64

    Content type: Letter

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  30. Post-seismic investigations repeatedly indicate that structures having frequencies close to foundation soil frequencies exhibit significantly heavier damages (Caracas 1967; Mexico 1985; Pujili, Ecuador 1996; L...

    Authors: Christelle Salameh, Pierre-Yves Bard, Bertrand Guillier, Jacques Harb, Cécile Cornou, Jocelyne Gérard and Michelle Almakari

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:60

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  31. The alteration and dehydration of predominantly basaltic subducting oceanic crustal material are thought to be important controls on the mechanical and hydrological properties of the seismogenic plate interfac...

    Authors: Jun Kameda, Sayako Inoue, Wataru Tanikawa, Asuka Yamaguchi, Yohei Hamada, Yoshitaka Hashimoto and Gaku Kimura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:52

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  32. We conducted synthetic experiments to evaluate the effects of shallow-layer reverberation in oceanic regions on P-wave travel times measured by waveform cross-correlation. Time shift due to waveform distortion...

    Authors: Masayuki Obayashi, Yasushi Ishihara and Daisuke Suetsugu

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:44

    Content type: Letter

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  33. Coda-wave interferometry is a technique to detect small seismic velocity changes using phase changes in similar waveforms from repeating natural or artificial sources. Seismic interferometry is another techniq...

    Authors: Takashi Hirose, Hisashi Nakahara and Takeshi Nishimura

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2017 69:42

    Content type: Letter

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