Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Solid Earth, 10, 317–328, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-317-2019
Solid Earth, 10, 317–328, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-317-2019

Research article 08 Feb 2019

Research article | 08 Feb 2019

Event couple spectral ratio Q method for earthquake clusters: application to northwest Bohemia

Marius Kriegerowski et al.

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ED: Publish as is (08 Jan 2019) by CharLotte Krawczyk(Executive Editor)
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We developed a method that allows to estimate the acoustic attenuation of seismic waves within regions with high earthquake source densities. Attenuation is of high interest as it allows to draw conclusions on the origin of seismic activity. We apply our method to north-west Bohemia, which is regularly affected by earthquake swarms during which thousands of earthquakes are registered within a few days. We find reduced attenuation within the active volume, which may indicate high fluid content.