The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Central Mediterranean
Code HRCS018
Name Vis-West
Compiler(s) Kastelic V.(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 24/06/2010

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 considerations.
Strike (deg) 280 - 330 OD Based on geological and geomorphic data.
Dip (deg) 50 - 70 OD Based on regional geologic considerations and focal mechanism solutions.
Rake (deg) 90 - 120 OD Based on seismological and structural data.
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 0.5 EJ Inferred from geodynamic data and geological considerations.
Max Magnitude (Mw) 5.8 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