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Title: Deformation analysis of Aceh April 11{sup th} 2012 earthquake using GPS observation data

This research tries to estimate the co-seismic deformation of intraplate earthquake occurred off northern Sumatra coast which is about 100-200 km southwest of Sumatrasubduction zone. The earthquake mechanism was strike-slip with magnitude 8.6 and triggering aftershock with magnitude 8.2 two hours later. We estimated the co-seismic deformation by using the GPS (Global Positioning System) continuous data along western Sumatra coast. The GPS observation derived from Sumatran GPS Array (SuGAr) and Geospatial Information Agency (BIG). For data processing we used GPS Analyze at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (GAMIT) software and Global Kalman Filter (GLOBK) to estimate the co-seismic deformation. From the GPS daily solution, the result shows that the earthquake caused displacement for the GPS stations in Sumatra. GPS stations in northern Sumatra showed the displacement to the northeast with the average displacement was 15 cm. The biggest displacement was found at station BSIM which is located at Simeuleu Island off north west Sumatra coast. GPS station in middle part of Sumatra, the displacement was northwest. The earthquake also caused subsidence for stations in northern Sumatra, but from the time series there was not sign of subsidence was found at middle part of Sumatra. In addition, the effect of the earthquakemore » was worldwide and affected the other GPS Stations around Hindia oceanic.« less
Authors:
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  1. Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Jalan Ganesha 10, Bandung 40132 (Indonesia)
  2. (Indonesia)
  3. (BIG) (Indonesia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22391584
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1658; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: ISEDM 2014: 4. International Sympsoium on Earthquake and Disaster Mitigation 2014, Bandung (Indonesia), 11-12 Nov 2014; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; AFTERSHOCKS; DATA PROCESSING; DEFORMATION; EARTHQUAKES; G CODES; GEOPHYSICS; GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM; GROUND MOTION; SEISMICITY; SEISMOLOGY; SHORES; SLIP