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|Title: ||The 2003 Bam (Iran) earthquake: Rupture of a blind strike-slip fault|
|Authors: ||Talebian, M.|
Fielding, E. J.
Funning, G. J.
Rosen, P. A.
Wright, T. J.
|Issue Date: ||2004 |
|Citation: ||Geophysical research letters, vol. 31, L11611, doi:10.1029/2004GL020058|
|Abstract: ||A magnitude 6.5 earthquake devastated the town of Bam in southeast Iran on 26 December 2003. Surface displacements and decorrelation effects, mapped using Envisat radar data, reveal that over 2 m of slip occurred at depth on a fault that had not previously been identified. It is common for earthquakes to occur on blind faults which, despite their name, usually produce long-term surface effects by which their existence may be recognised. However, in this case there is a complete absence of morphological features associated with the seismogenic fault that destroyed Bam.|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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