Seismicity Evaluation of Central and Southern Iraq

Authors

  • Nawal Abd Alridha Department of Geology, College of Science, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Noor Jasem Department of Geology, College of Science, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.

Keywords:

Seismicity of Iraq, seismic activity.

Abstract

This study covers the area bounded by latitudes 29° to 34° N and longitudes 39° to 48°E.The seismicity of area for the period 1980–2011 is evaluated. In this study the geological and topography were performed, regarding the historical seismicity. More than (145) events were re-analyzed in Iraqi Seismological Network (ISN) and the recorded data was subjected to statistical analysis. This study shows high activity in the east and very low activity in the west.

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Published

2024-01-26

Issue

Section

Geology

How to Cite

Seismicity Evaluation of Central and Southern Iraq. (2024). Iraqi Journal of Science, 54(4), 911-918. https://ijs.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/eijs/article/view/12361

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