Seismogenic Fault Databases for Science and Engineering


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An event or process detected by geological/geophysical tools and analyses that is apparently not accompanied by earthquake activity.

Such manifestations may include for instance mild warping of the ground-surface associated with the effects of an active fault or geodetic data indicating crustal movement across a particular region otherwise known for seismic activity.

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