Articles | Volume 13, issue 10
Research article
14 Oct 2013
Research article |  | 14 Oct 2013

Seismicity at the northeast edge of the Mexican Volcanic Belt (MVB) and activation of an undocumented fault: the Peñamiller earthquake sequence of 2010–2011, Querétaro, Mexico

A. Clemente-Chavez, A. Figueroa-Soto, F. R. Zúñiga, M. Arroyo, M. Montiel, and O. Chavez

Related authors

On the behavior of site effects in central Mexico (the Mexican volcanic belt – MVB), based on records of shallow earthquakes that occurred in the zone between 1998 and 2011
A. Clemente-Chavez, F. R. Zúñiga, J. Lermo, A. Figueroa-Soto, C. Valdés, M. Montiel, O. Chavez, and M. Arroyo
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 1391–1406,,, 2014

Related subject area

Earthquake Hazards
Earthquake vulnerability assessment of the built environment in the city of Srinagar, Kashmir Himalaya, using a geographic information system
Midhat Fayaz, Shakil A. Romshoo, Irfan Rashid, and Rakesh Chandra
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1593–1611,,, 2023
Short summary
Earthquake-induced landslides in Norway
Mathilde B. Sørensen, Torbjørn Haga, and Atle Nesje
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1577–1592,,, 2023
Short summary
PERL: a dataset of geotechnical, geophysical, and hydrogeological parameters for earthquake-induced hazards assessment in Terre del Reno (Emilia-Romagna, Italy)
Chiara Varone, Gianluca Carbone, Anna Baris, Maria Chiara Caciolli, Stefania Fabozzi, Carolina Fortunato, Iolanda Gaudiosi, Silvia Giallini, Marco Mancini, Luca Paolella, Maurizio Simionato, Pietro Sirianni, Rose Line Spacagna, Francesco Stigliano, Daniel Tentori, Luca Martelli, Giuseppe Modoni, and Massimiliano Moscatelli
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1371–1382,,, 2023
Short summary
Development of a seismic loss prediction model for residential buildings using machine learning – Ōtautahi / Christchurch, New Zealand
Samuel Roeslin, Quincy Ma, Pavan Chigullapally, Joerg Wicker, and Liam Wotherspoon
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1207–1226,,, 2023
Short summary
A non-extensive approach to probabilistic seismic hazard analysis
Sasan Motaghed, Mozhgan Khazaee, Nasrollah Eftekhari, and Mohammad Mohammadi
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1117–1124,,, 2023
Short summary

Cited articles

Aguirre-Díaz, G. J., Nieto-Obregón, J., and Zúñiga, F. R.: Seismogenic basin and range and intra-arc normal faulting in the central Mexican Volcanic Belt, Querétaro, México, Geol. J., 40, 215–243, 10.1002/gj.1004, 2005.
Alaniz-Álvarez, S. A. and Nieto-Samaniego, A. F.: El sistema de fallas Taxco-San Miguel de Allende y la Faja Volcánica Transmexicana, dos fronteras tectónicas del centro de México activas durante el Cenozoico, Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 57, 63–80, 2005.
Alaniz-Álvarez, S. A., Nieto-Samaniego, A. F., and Ferrari, L.: Effect of the strain rate in the distribution of monogenetic and polygenetic volcanism in the Trans-Mexican volcanic belt, Geology, 26, 591–594, 1998.
Arroyo, D., García D., Ordaz, M., Mora, M. A., and Singh, S. K.: Strong ground-motion relations for Mexican interplate earthquakes, J. Seismol., 14, 769–785, 2010.
Bouchon, M.: A simple method for calculating Green's functions for elastic layered media, B. Seismol. Soc. Am., 71, 959–972, 1981.
Final-revised paper