Articles | Volume 18, issue 1
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 241–256, 2018

Special issue: Linking faults to seismic hazard assessment in Europe

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 241–256, 2018

Research article 19 Jan 2018

Research article | 19 Jan 2018

Width of surface rupture zone for thrust earthquakes: implications for earthquake fault zoning

Paolo Boncio et al.

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The criteria for zoning the surface fault rupture hazard (SFRH) along-thrust faults are defined by analysing the characteristics of the areas of coseismic surface faulting in thrust earthquakes. The results and the database made available as supplementary material can be used for improving the attenuation relationships for distributed faulting, with possible applications in probabilistic studies of fault displacement hazard.
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