Seismogenic Fault Databases for Science and Engineering

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Earthquake geology terms

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Depth min and max

The depth range that includes the location of the causative (i.e. seismogenic) fault of an earthquake – either a particular one or an expected/forecasted one – within the crust (or below depending on cases).

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Synonyms - min depth max depth
Dip

The angle by which a fault is more or less steep from the top towards the bottom.

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