Reconciling deep seismogenic and shallow active faults through analogue modelling: the case of the Messina Straits (southern Italy)

  title={Reconciling deep seismogenic and shallow active faults through analogue modelling: the case of the Messina Straits (southern Italy)},
  author={Lorenzo Bonini and Daniela Di Bucci and Giovanni Toscani and Silvio Seno and Gianluca Valensise},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={191 - 199}
Abstract: The catastrophic 28 December 1908, Mw 7.1, Messina Straits earthquake was generated by a large, low-angle, SE-dipping, blind normal fault. A number of shallow, high-angle normal faults arranged in a graben-like fashion occur in the same area both on land and offshore, reaching the surface and in some instances affecting recent deposits. These faults are normally interpreted as active and have often been considered potentially seismogenic. We used an analogue modelling approach to… 

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