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Authors: Balassanian, S. Y.* 
Arakelian, A. R.* 
Nazaretian, S. N.* 
Avanessian, A. S.* 
Martirossian, A. H.* 
Igoumnov, V. A.* 
Melkoumian, M. G.* 
Manoukian, A. V.* 
Tovmassian, A. K.* 
Title: Retrospective analysis of the Spitak earthquake
Issue Date: Sep-1995
Series/Report no.: 38/3_4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/1799
Keywords: Armenia
earthquake
analysis
precursor
sub-sources
site-effect
destruction
lesson
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.06. Seismology::04.06.02. Earthquake interactions and probability 
Abstract: Based on the retrospective analysis of numerous data and studies of the Spitak earthquake the present work at- tempts to shed light on different aspects of that catastrophic seismic event which occurred in Northern Arme- nia on December 7, 1988. The authors follow a chronological order of presentation, namely: changes in geo- sphere, atmosphere, biosphere during the preparation of the Spitak earthquake, foreshocks, main shock, after- shocks, focal mechanisms, historical seismicity; seismotectonic position of the source, strong motion records, site effects; the macroseismic effect, collapse of buildings and structures; rescue activities; earthquake conse- quences; and the lessons of the Spitak earthquake.
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