Paleoseismic analysis of the San Vicente segment of the El Salvador Fault Zone, El Salvador, Central America

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CANORA, C.; VILLAMOR, P.; MARTÍNEZ DÍAZ, J.J.; BERRYMAN, K.R.; ÁLVAREZ GÓMEZ, J.A.; CAPOTE, R.; HERNÁNDEZ, W.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona
  • Journal: Geologica Acta (issn: 1696-5728, eissn: 1695-6133)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1344/105.000001700
  • Subject: Sismología | Active fault characterisation | Strike-slip fault | Volcanic arc | El Salvador Fault Zone; Active fault characterisation; Strike-slip fault; Volcanic arc; Paleoseismic studies | El Salvador Fault Zone | Paleoseismic studies

The El Salvador earthquake of February 13th 2001 (Mw 6.6) was associated with the tectonic rupture of the El Salvador Fault Zone. Paleoseismic studies of the El Salvador Fault Zone undertaken after this earthquake provide a basis for examining the longer history of surf... View more