Journal : Acta Geophysica
Article : Earthquake-related Electric Field Changes Observed in the Ionosphere and Ground

Authors :
Stanisławska, I.
Space Research Center Polish Academy of Sciences,
Popielawska, B.
Space Research Center Polish Academy of Sciences,
Vashisth, A. K.
Department of Mathematics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India,,
Rani, K.
Department of Mathematics, Government Post Graduate College, Hisar, India,,
Singh, K.
Department of Mathematics, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, India,,
Kotyrba, A.
Central Mining Institute (GIG), Katowice, Poland,,
Kortas, Ł.
Central Mining Institute (GIG), Katowice, Poland,,
Stańczyk, K
Central Mining Institute (GIG), Katowice, Poland,,
Mitrofanov, G.
Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia,,
Priimenko, V.
Laboratory of Petroleum Engineering and Exploration, North Fluminense State University Darcy Ribeiro, Macaé, RJ, Brazil,,
Fan, Y.
Lanzhou Base of Institute of Earthquake Prediction, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China, Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China,
Du, X.
Lanzhou Base of Institute of Earthquake Prediction, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China, Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China,
An, Z.
Lanzhou Base of Institute of Earthquake Prediction, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China, Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China,
Liu, J.
Lanzhou Base of Institute of Earthquake Prediction, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China, Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China,
Tan, D.
Lanzhou Base of Institute of Earthquake Prediction, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China,
Chen, J.
Lanzhou Base of Institute of Earthquake Prediction, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, China Earthquake Administration, Lanzhou City, China,
Abstract : The changes of the ionospheric electric field before and after four huge earthquakes, which include the Ms 8.7 earthquake of 2004 and the Ms 8.5 earthquake of 2005 in Sumatra of Indonesia, the Ms 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake of 2008 in China, the Ms 8.8 earthquake of 2010 in Chile, and their strong aftershocks are studied in this paper. The significant results revealed that the power spectral density of low-frequency electric field below 20 Hz in the ionosphere, a kind of electromagnetic radiation phenomena, increased abnormally before and after the earthquakes and partially corresponded to the increased power spectral density of the low-frequency geoelectric field in time. This research preliminarily indicates that the low-frequency electromagnetic radiation during the imminent stages before such earthquakes could be detected by the observation of the ionospheric electric field. However, the spatial, temporal, and intensive complexities of the electric field anomalies in the ionosphere before earthquakes have come in sight also.

Keywords : ionosphere, satellite, electric field, earthquake, changes,
Publishing house : Instytut Geofizyki PAN
Publication date : 2015
Number : Vol. 63, no. 3
Page : 679 – 697

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Qute : Stanisławska, I. ,Popielawska, B. ,Vashisth, A. K. ,Rani, K. ,Singh, K. ,Kotyrba, A. ,Kortas, Ł. ,Stańczyk, K ,Mitrofanov, G. ,Priimenko, V. ,Fan, Y. ,Du, X. ,An, Z. ,Liu, J. ,Tan, D. ,Chen, J. ,Chen, J. , Earthquake-related Electric Field Changes Observed in the Ionosphere and Ground. Acta Geophysica Vol. 63, no. 3/2015