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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 397-407, 2017
http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/17/397/2017/
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-397-2017
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Research article
13 Mar 2017
Control spectra for Quito
Roberto Aguiar et al.

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In the Metropolitan District of Quito is located on or very close to five segments of reverse blind faults. The city is divided into five areas: south, south-central, central, north-central and north. For each of the urban areas, elastic response spectra are calculated considering the maximum magnitude. Subsequently, the recurrence period of earthquakes of maximum magnitude are presented.
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