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Authors: Moro, Marco* 
Falcucci, Emanuela* 
Gori, Stefano* 
Saroli, Michele* 
Galadini, Fabrizio* 
Title: New paleoseismic data across the Mt. Marine Fault between the 2016 Amatrice and 2009 L’Aquila seismic sequences (central Apennines)
Issue Date: 2016
Series/Report no.: Fast Track 5/ 59 (2016)
DOI: 10.4401/ag-7260
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/10662
Abstract: Paleoseismological investigations have been carried out along the Mt. Marine normal fault, a probable source of the February 2, 1703 (Me=6.7) earthquake. The fault affects the area between the 2016 Amatrice and 2009 L’Aquila seismic sequences. Paleoseismological analysis provides data which corroborate previous studies, highlighting the occurrence of 5 events of surface faulting after the 6th–5th millenium B.C., the most recent of which is probably the 2 February 1703 earthquake. A minimum displacement per event of about 0.35 m has been measured. The occurrence of a minimum four faulting events within the last 7,000 years suggests a maximum 1,700 years recurrence interval.
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