Articles | Volume 52
Adv. Geosci., 52, 67–74, 2020
Adv. Geosci., 52, 67–74, 2020

  27 Oct 2020

27 Oct 2020

Statistical moments of power spectrum: a fast tool for the classification of seismic events recorded on volcanoes

Danilo Galluzzo et al.

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Spectral analysis has been applied to seismic events recorded at Vesuvius volcano to test a new tool for a fast event classification. We computed two spectral parameters, central frequency and shape factor from the spectral moments. The results show that volcano-tectonic earthquakes and low frequency events are distinguishable though the spectral moments. Since the computation of spectral parameters is easy and fast, it may become an effective tool for classification in observatory practice.