Passive Seismic Survey Project
SEISMOTECH has been awarded a Passive Seismic Survey by Tullow Oil Plc. The project is located in Turkana area in North West Kenya. The scope of work is the Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment for the area of interest, the baseline seismicity assessment, local site responses in particular sites, and update of velocity models based on passive seismic methods.
In order to fulfill project’s requirements, a passive seismic network consisting of 13 Broadband and 6 Strong Motion stations has been installed, within an area of about 1200 sq.km. The network installation and in-situ measurements have been completed on 29th of September 2018. The data collection and processing will last for 12 months.
After 6 months of continuous monitoring, very significant knowledge in terms of Seismicity and local site response has been generated. This will add value to the Seismic Hazard Assessment study which is in progress.