The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Central Mediterranean
Code HRCS005
Name Velebit
Compiler(s) Kastelic V.(1), Tiberti M.M.(1), Basili R.(1)
Contributor(s) Kastelic V.(1), Tiberti M.M.(1), Basili R.(1), Carafa M.M.(1)
Created 27/03/2009
Updated 05/05/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 1 EJ Inferred from regional tectonic and geologic considerations.
Max Depth (km) 18 EJ Inferred from regional tectonic, geologic and seismological considerations.
Strike (deg) 255 - 355 LD Based on geological and structural data from variuos authors.
Dip (deg) 45 - 70 LD Based on structural and seismological data from various authors.
Rake (deg) 80 - 140 LD Based on structural and geological data by Prelogovic et al. (1998).
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 0.5 EJ Inferred from geodynamic data and geological considerations.
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.5 EJ Inferred from fault characteristics, earthquake data and regional geodynamics.
Q-keys: LD = Literature Data; OD = Original Data; ER = Empirical Relationship; AR = Analytical Relationship; EJ = Expert Judgement

1) Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia; Sismologia e Tettonofisica; Via di Vigna Murata, 605, I-00143 Roma, Italy