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On the Origin of Electrotelluric Disturbances Prior to an Earthquake in Kalamata, Greece
Tectonophysics
  • Naum I. Gershenzon, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Mikhail B. Gokhberg
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
8-30-1993
Abstract
A long distance (200 km) electromagnetic signal occured at Keratea (near Athens), few days prior to the September 13th 1986, Kalamata earthquake. We suggest an explanation based on the fact that long range stress occuring before an earthquake should create local electrical potential gradients in heterogeneous ground at great distances. This could be a general explanation for the origin of electrical telluric signals appearing before an earthquake.
DOI
10.1016/0040-1951(93)90069-V
Citation Information
Naum I. Gershenzon and Mikhail B. Gokhberg. "On the Origin of Electrotelluric Disturbances Prior to an Earthquake in Kalamata, Greece" Tectonophysics Vol. 224 Iss. 1-3 (1993) p. 169 - 174 ISSN: 0040-1951
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/naum_gershenzon/47/