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Authors: Bindi, D.*
Parolai, S.*
Görgün, E.*
Grosser, H.*
Milkereit, C.*
Bohnhoff, M.*
Durukal, E.*
Title: ML scale in Northwestern Turkey from 1999 Izmit aftershocks: updates
Issue Date: 2006
Keywords: Izmit aftershocks
Abstract: We present an update of the local magnitude scale previously calibrated for Northwestern Turkey by Baumbach et al. (2003). The path coverage in the westernmost part of the analysed area has been increased, as well as the number of amplitudes for distance greater than 110 km. Furthermore, a set of recordings from accelerometric stations operated by the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute (KOERI) has been merged with the recordings by the Sapanca-Bolu and GermanTaskForce seismological networks. In all, 4047 recordings from 528 earthquakes recorded by 31 seismometers and 23 accelerometers are considered to calibrate the local magnitude scale over a hypocentral distance range from 10 to 190 km. By analyzing the unit covariance matrix and the resolution matrix, we show how the source-to-station geometries of the seismic and strong motion networks affect the uncertainties of the computed station corrections, attenuation coefficients, and magnitudes. The assumptions made concerning the reference station correction, and the change in the amplification for the Wood-Anderson torsion seismograph from 2800 to 2080 (Uhrhammer and Collins, 1990) introduced an offset of about 0.34 in the magnitudes with respect to Baumbach et al. (2003), with the updated local magnitude scale ranges from 0.50 to 5.91. The distribution of the residuals with distance confirms that the extension of both the magnitude and distance ranges and the improved path coverage have preserved the high quality that characterized the data set analyzed by Baumbach et al. (2003).
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