State-of-the-art of historical earthquake investigation in Bulgaria

R. Glavcheva

Abstract


This paper deals with non-instrumental seismology development in Bulgaria (the central-eastern part of the Balkan peninsula). The first steps and products of this scientific branch are discussed because they have traced the road of present-day historical seismology in this country. The sources of information on long-term seismicity are critically reviewed. Some recent studies, which contribute to an improvement of the supporting data sets, are also discussed. A special emphasis is laid on the rules adopted to solve different cases as well as on the aspects, by which our understanding of the seismogenesis throughout the present-day Bulgarian lands has been enhanced.

Keywords


macroseismology;bulletins and catalogues;supporting data set;site seismic histories

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-3332
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Published by INGV, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - ISSN: 2037-416X