The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Central Mediterranean
Code TNCS008
Name LampedusaN
Compiler(s) Kastelic V.(1), Tiberti M.M.(1)
Contributor(s) Kastelic V.(1), Tiberti M.M.(1)
Created 06/11/2011
Updated 06/11/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 3 EJ Inferred from tectonic considerations.
Max Depth (km) 13 EJ Inferred from geophysical data and regional tectonic considerations.
Strike (deg) 275 - 300 LD Based on geological and geophysical data from various authors.
Dip (deg) 60 - 80 EJ Inferred from regional geological and geophysical data.
Rake (deg) 190 - 230 EJ Inferred from regional geological, geodynamic and seismological considerations.
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.3 - 0.8 EJ Inferred from regional geological and geodynamic considerations.
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6 EJ Inferred from fault geometry and regional structural conditions.
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