The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Central Mediterranean
Code ITCS014
Name Southern Tyrrhenian
Compiler(s) Tiberti M.M.(1), Basili R.(1)
Contributor(s) Tiberti M.M.(1), Basili R.(1), Barba S.(1)
Created 08/01/2005
Updated 23/11/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 2 EJ Inferred from regional tectonic considerations.
Max Depth (km) 18 EJ Inferred from regional geological and seismological data.
Strike (deg) 40 - 100 EJ Inferred from regional geologic and seismological data.
Dip (deg) 15 - 40 EJ Inferred from regional geologic and seismological data.
Rake (deg) 60 - 120 EJ Inferred from regional seismological data.
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 1.4 EJ Inferred from regional geodynamic considerations.
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.5 EJ Inferred from the largest known earthquake in the area.
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