The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Central Mediterranean
Code HRCS012
Name Zadar
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 24/06/2010
Updated 05/05/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 2 EJ Inferred from regional tectonic and geologic considerations.
Max Depth (km) 15 EJ Inferred from regional tectonic, geologic and seismological data.
Strike (deg) 270 - 320 LD Based on structural data and on focal mechanism solutions.
Dip (deg) 30 - 45 EJ Inferred from regional geologic considerations and focal mechanisms.
Rake (deg) 95 - 130 LD Based on seismological data and data on fault geometry.
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 0.5 EJ Inferred from geodynamic data and geological considerations.
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.5 EJ Inferred from regional geodynamic setting, fault geometry and macroseismic data.
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