Articles | Volume 20, issue 12
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3577–3592, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3577-2020
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3577–3592, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3577-2020

Research article 18 Dec 2020

Research article | 18 Dec 2020

Style of faulting of expected earthquakes in Italy as an input for seismic hazard modeling

Silvia Pondrelli et al.

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We used 100 years of seismicity in Italy to predict the hypothetical tectonic style of future earthquakes, with the purpose of using this information in a new seismic hazard model. To squeeze all possible information out of the available data, we created a chain of criteria to be applied in the input and output selection processes. The result is a list of cases from very clear ones, e.g., extensional tectonics in the central Apennines, to completely random tectonics for future seismic events.
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