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First Report on Seismogenic Magnetic Disturbances over Brazilian Sector

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Author(s):
Klausner, V. ; Almeida, T. ; de Meneses, F. C. ; Kherani, E. A. ; Pillat, V. G. ; Muella, M. T. A. H. ; Fagundes, P. R.
Total Authors: 7
Document type: Journal article
Source: PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS; v. 174, n. 3, p. 737-745, MAR 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

In this work, we present a first report on magnetic disturbances over the Brazilian sector that occurred on September 16-17, 2015. These disturbances are associated with the Illapel earthquake. Using seven magnetometers installed across Brazil, and distributed within 4500 km from the epicenter, the presence of magnetic disturbances is noted similar to 15 min after the time of earthquake. The seismometers registered the arrival of the first seismic waves similar to 10 min prior to the observed signatures on magnetic disturbances, suggesting that such waves are possibly from seismogenic origin, which involves the lithosphere-atmosphere-ionosphere coupling. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/08445-9 - Study of day-to-day variability of the mesosphere, thermosphere and ionosphere at low latitude and equatorial region, during the solar cycle 24
Grantee:Paulo Roberto Fagundes
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/21903-3 - Traveling ionospheric disturbances: simulation and observation, the importance of latitudinal coupling of gravity wave-Perkins-Es layer instabilities and forcing from pre-seismic events
Grantee:Esfhan Alam Kherani
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants