Articles | Volume 20, issue 11
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2943–2960, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2943-2020
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2943–2960, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2943-2020

Research article 06 Nov 2020

Research article | 06 Nov 2020

Measuring the seismic risk along the Nazca–South American subduction front: Shannon entropy and mutability

Eugenio E. Vogel et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (08 Jul 2020) by Oded Katz
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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (22 Sep 2020) by Oded Katz
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The Nazca–South American subduction front is one of the most active in the world. We have chosen four zones along this front to do a comparative study on possible different dynamics. Data are public and well tested in the last decades. The methods are original since mutability and Shannon entropy are not always used in this kind of problem, and, to our knowledge, this is the first time they are combined. The north of Chile could be a zone with greater chances of a large earthquake.
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