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Main crustal seismic sources in El Salvador



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Alonso Henar, Jorge and Benito, Belén and Staller, A. and Álvarez Gómez, José Antonio and Martínez Díaz, José Jesús and Canora Catalán, Carolina (2018) Main crustal seismic sources in El Salvador. Data in Brief, 20 . pp. 1085-1089. ISSN 2352-3409

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Official URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352340918309995


We present a map and a data set containing information about intra-plate seismic sources in El Salvador. These are the results of the field campaigns and data analysis carried out by the research group of Planetary Geodinamics, Active Tectonics and Related Risks from Complutense University of Madrid during the last 12 years. We include two maps, the first map contains 1405 fault traces with evidences of Quaternary activity derived form morphometric, paleoseismological and geomorphological analysis together with field data mapping carried in El Salvador. The second map is a synthesis of the 29 intra-plate seismic sources selected from the quaternary faults map. The geometry of these sources was simplified and we also include a table where some available data of the proposed sources are included, such as their name, orientation, length and slip-rate. For further interpretation and discussion of these sources see (Alonso-Henar et al., 2018).

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Geodynamics
Sciences > Geology > Seismology
ID Code:51594
Deposited On:22 Feb 2019 18:57
Last Modified:25 Feb 2019 09:31

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