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Fault Maps - Israel

Interactive Active Fault Map of Israel - GSI (opens a new window)

Active Faults around the Sea of Galilee (SOG)
Description Image Source
Faults in Jordan River Valley and SOG Fig 1b - Ferrario et al (2020)
Faults around SOG Fig 1c - Ferrario et al (2020)
Faults around SOG Fig 1b - Hazan et al (2004)

Faults N of SOG Fig. 1 - Wechsler et al (2018)
Neotectonic map of SOG Fig. 6 - Gasperini et al (2020)
Tectonic map of SOG Fig. 2 - Gasperini et al (2020)
Tectonic models for SOG Fig. 2 - Gasperini et al (2020)
Carmel & Gilboa Faults Fig. 31.1 - Marco et al (2006)
Dead Sea
Description Image Source
PAF - W side
of Dead Sea
Fig 1 - Salamon (2004)
Tectonic Map
Dead Sea
Fig 17.4a - Ben-Avraham et al (2012)
Entire Country
Description Image Source
Quaternary Fault Map Fig 7 - Sharon et al (2020)
Active and Potentially Active Fault Map Geologic Survey of Israel

Fault Maps - Jordan

Jordan River Valley
Description Image Source
Segmented Faults in
Jordan River Valley
Fig 1b - Ferry et al (2011)
Segmented Faults in
Jordan River Valley
Fig 6 - Ferry et al (2011)
Segmented Faults in
Jordan River Valley
Fig 1 - Ferry (2007)
Closeup of Faulting
at Ghor Khabed
Fig 3 - Ferry (2007)
Seismotectonic Map
Jordan Valley
Fig 2 - Galli (1999)
Araba Valley
Segmented Faults in
Araba Valley
Fig 1 - Klinger et. al. (2015)
Closeup of
Yotvata Extension jog
Fig 2 - Klinger et. al. (2015)
Morphotectonic Map
Araba Valley
Fig 3a - Le Béon et al (2012)
Morphotectonic Map
N Araba Valley
Fig 3b - Le Béon et al (2012)
Seismotectonic Map
Araba Valley
Fig 1 - Galli (1999)
Geologic Map
N Araba
Fig 2 - Atallah (2002)
Geologic Map
N Araba
tighter scale
Fig 3 - Atallah (2002)
Dead Sea Transform Fig 1 - Atallah (2002)
Gulf of Aqaba (GOA)
Main transform faults
GOA
Fig 2 - Hartman at al (2014)
Geologic Map
N GOA
Fig 3 - Hartman at al (2014)
Faults
N GOA
Fig 7 - Hartman at al (2014)
Main transform faults
GOA
Fig 15 - Hartman at al (2014)
Seismicity & Faults
GOA
Fig 2 - Salama et al (2021)
References

Ferry, M., et al. (2011). "Episodic Behavior of the Jordan Valley Section of the Dead Sea Fault Inferred from a 14-ka-Long Integrated Catalog of Large Earthquakes." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 101(1): 39-67.

Ferry, M., et al. (2007). "A 48-kyr-long slip rate history for the Jordan Valley segment of the Dead Sea Fault." Earth and Planetary Science Letters 260(3-4): 394-406.

Klinger, Y., et al. (2015). "5000 yr of paleoseismicity along the southern Dead Sea fault." Geophysical Journal International 202(1): 313-327.

Le Béon, M., et al. (2010). "Early Holocene and Late Pleistocene slip rates of the southern Dead Sea Fault determined from 10Be cosmogenic dating of offset alluvial deposits." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 115 (B11)

Le Béon, M., et al. (2012). "Quaternary morphotectonic mapping of the Wadi Araba and implications for the tectonic activity of the southern Dead Sea fault." Tectonics 31(5): TC5003.

Galli, P. (1999). "Active tectonics along the Wadi Araba-Jordan Valley transform fault." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 104(B2): 2777-2796.

Hartman, G., et al. (2014). "Quaternary tectonic evolution of the Northern Gulf of Elat/Aqaba along the Dead Sea Transform." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 119(12): 9183-9205.

Atallah, M., et al. (2002). "Deformation at a strike-slip, stepover zone along the southeastern margin of the Dead Sea pullapart basin, Jordan." Stephan Mueller Special Publication Series 2.

Al-Taj, M. M., et al. (2007). "The Tectonic Geomorphology and the Archeoseismicity of the Dead Sea Transform in Jordan Valley." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 41.

Salama, A., et al. (2021). "Review of Tsunami Hazard Potential for Gulf of Aqaba, Egypt." Journal of the Geological Society of India 97: 1545-1550.

Fault Maps - Lebanon

Description Image Source
Major Faults Fig 1- Daeron et al (2007)
Tectonic Map of DSF Fig 1- Gomez et al (2007)
Topography of LRB Fig 2a- Gomez et al (2007)
Geology of LRB Fig 2b- Gomez et al (2007)
Roum Fault Fig 4 - Nemer and Meghraoui (2006)
DST in Lebanon Fig 1 - Nemer et al (2008)
DST in Lebanon Fig 1 - Nemer and Meghraoui (2006)
Active Faults
of Lebanon
Fig 1b - Daëron et al (2004)
Rachaya
Serghaya
Fault Area
Fig 2 - Nemer et al (2008)
Mount Lebanon Thrust
Description Image Source
Mount Lebanon Thrust Fig 1- Elias et al (2007)
Historical Earthquakes
in Lebanon
Fig 4- Elias et al (2007)
Area around Tripoli
Description Image Source
Region of Tripoli Fig 6- Gomez et al (2007)
Bekaa Valley
Description Image Source
Southern Bekaa Valley Fig. 12a - Gomez et al (2006)

Fault Maps - Syria

Description Image Source
Regional tectonic map Fig 1 - Abdul-Wahed and Ibrahim (2010)
Tectonic Zones Fig 2 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Principal Faults Fig 3 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Principal Faults Fig 2 - Abdul-Wahed and Ibrahim (2010)
Seismicity Fig 5 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Focal Mechanisms Fig 7 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Focal Mechanisms Fig 4 - Abdul-Wahed and Ibrahim (2010)
Simplified Focal Mechanisms Fig 5 - Abdul-Wahed and Ibrahim (2010)
Epicentral Map
Damascus
Fig 8 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Detailed Epicentral Map
Damascus
Fig 10 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Epicentral Map
Central Syria
Fig 9 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Epicentral Map
N Aleppo
Fig 11 - Abdul-Wahed et al (2018)
Missyaf fault segment Fig 7 - Meghraoui (2015)
Active Faults Syria Fig 1B - Sbeinati et al (2010)
Major Historical Earthquakes Fig 2 - Sbeinati et al (2010)
Major Historical Earthquakes Fig 1a - Meghraoui et al (2003)
Tectonic Map of Syria Fig. 15 - Brew et al (2001)
Tectonic Map of Syria Fig. 5 - Brew et al (2001)
Palmyride mountains
tectonics
Fig. 1 - Alsdorf et al (1995)
Simplified neotectonic
map of Syria
Fig. 1 - Rukieh et al (2005)
topography and boundaries
of the neotectonic provinces
Fig. 2 - Rukieh et al (2005)
Schematic map of the
main neotectonic features
Fig. 7 - Rukieh et al (2005)
Active faults in Syria Fig. 12 - Rukieh et al (2005)
topography and boundaries
of the neotectonic provinces
Fig. 13 - Rukieh et al (2005)
Overall structure of DSF Fig. 1 - Chorowicz et al (2005)
SOG to Homs Basalts Fig. 2 - Chorowicz et al (2005)
Geological Map Fig. 3 - Chorowicz et al (2005)
Sat Map Homs Basalts Fig. 5 - Chorowicz et al (2005)
Shin Volcanoe faulting Fig. 7 - Chorowicz et al (2005)
Overall Scheme DSF Fig. 11 - Chorowicz et al (2005)
Simplified Geol. Map Fig. 1 - Gomez et al (2006)
Central DSF Fig. 3a - Gomez et al (2006)
Northern DSF Fig. 5a - Gomez et al (2006)
Damascus Region Fig. 9 - Gomez et al (2006)
References

Abdul-Wahe, M. K. and J. Asfahani (2018). "The recent instrumental seismicity of Syria and its implications." Geofísica Internacional 57: 121-138.

Abdul-Wahed, M. K. and A.-T. Ibrahim (2010). "Preliminary outlining of the seismological active zones in Syria." Annals of Geophysics 53: 1-9.

BREW, G., et al. (2001). "Structure and tectonic development of the Ghab basin and the Dead Sea fault system, Syria." Journal of the Geological Society 158(4): 665-674.

Meghraoui, M. (2015). Paleoseismic History of the Dead Sea Fault Zone. Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering. M. Beer, I. A. Kougioumtzoglou, E. Patelli and I. S.-K. Au. Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer Berlin Heidelberg: 1-20.

Sbeinati, M. R., et al. (2010). "Timing of earthquake ruptures at the Al Harif Roman aqueduct (Dead Sea fault, Syria) from archaeoseismology and paleoseismology." Geological Society of America Special Papers 471: 243-267.

Meghraoui, M., et al. (2003). "Evidence for 830 years of seismic quiescence from palaeoseismology, archaeoseismology and historical seismicity along the Dead Sea fault in Syria." Earth and Planetary Science Letters 210(1–2): 35-52.

Brew, G., et al. (2000). "Tectonic map and geologic evolution of Syria: The role of GIS." Geophysics 19: 176-182.

Mcbride, J. H., et al. (1990). "Seismic reflection structure of intracratonic Palmyride fold-thrust belt and surrounding Arabian platform, Syria." AAPG Bulletin 74(3): 238-259.

Alsdorf, D., et al. (1995). "The intraplate Euphrates fault system-Palmyrides mountain belt junction and relationship to Arabian plate boundary tectonics." Annals of Geophysics 38.

Rukieh, M., et al. (2005). "Neotectonic map of Syria and some aspects of Late Cenozoic evolution of the northwestern boundary zone of the Arabian plate." Journal of Geodynamics - J GEODYNAMICS 40: 235-256.

Chorowicz, J., et al. (2005). "Tectonics of the Pliocene Homs basalts (Syria) and implications for the Dead Sea Fault Zone activity." Journal of The Geological Society - J GEOL SOC 162: 259-271.

Fault Maps - Turkey

Active Fault Map Quadrangles (click on map to open)

Updating of Active Fault Map of Turkey and its Database (Archived Project on Research Gate - 72 references including quadrangle maps)

Description Image Source
Active Fault Map - E Med. Fig 2 - Duman et al (2018)
Active Fault Map - E Med. Fig 1 - Emre et al (2018)
Active Fault Map - Turkey Active Fault Map
of Turkey
with an Explanatory Text
1:1,250,000 Scale
Active Fault Map - Turkey (Big) Active Fault Map
of Turkey
with an Explanatory Text
1:1,250,000 Scale
Active Fault Map - Antakya Quadrangle Active Fault Map
of Turkey
Antakya Quadrangle
1:250,000 Scale
Active Faults - W Turkey Fig 3a - Emre et al (2018)
Active Faults - Central Turkey Fig 3b - Emre et al (2018)
Active Faults - E Turkey Fig 3c - Emre et al (2018)
Table 1 Table 1 - for Fig 3 a,b,c Table 1 - Emre et al (2018)
Fault Bend Systems NW Anatolia Fig 4 - Emre et al (2018)
Seismicity in Turkey vs. Mw Fig 4 - Duman et al (2018)
Focal Depth
Seismicity in Turkey
Fig 5 - Emre et al (2018)
Focal Depth
Seismicity in Turkey
Fig 9 - Duman et al (2018)
Crustal Cross-Sections Fig 8 - Duman et al (2018)
Focal mechanism map Fig 6 - Duman et al (2018)
Historical Earthquakes in Turkey Fig 5 - Duman et al (2018)
Earthquakes in Turkey
(1900-2012)
Fig 6 - Emre et al (2018)
Seismotectonic domains Fig 12 - Duman et al (2018)
Amik Basin Fig 1 - Akyuz et al (2006)
Hacipasa Fault Fig 2 - Akyuz et al (2006)
DST into EAF Fig 8 - Meghraoui (2015)
Tectonic Setting - EAF Fig 1 - Güvercin et al (2022)
Fault segmentation - EAF Fig 2 - Güvercin et al (2022)
Seismicity - EAF Fig 3 - Güvercin et al (2022)
Moment tensor solutions - EAF Fig 7 - Güvercin et al (2022)
References

Duman, T., et al. (2018). "Seismotectonic database of Turkey." Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 16: 3277-3316.

Emre, Ö., et al. (2018). "Active fault database of Turkey." Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 16: 3229-3275.

1:25 000 Scale Basic Active Fault Maps - GIS data available for a fee

References for Emre et al (2018) Fig 1 (Active Fault Map of the Eastern Mediterranean)

  • Faults in Turkey are from Emre et al. (2013)
  • Faults in the south and east are simplified from Garfunkel (2014), Hessami et al. (2003) and Gudjabidze (2003)
  • Faults in Aegean and Balkans are from Burchfiel et al. (2006), Caputo et al. (2012, 2015), Woessner et al. (2015)
  • Faults in Mediterranean are re-evaluated from Angelier et al. (1982) and Papazachos and Papaioannou (1999)
  • Faults in Black Sea are re-evaluated from Şengör et al. (1985) and Barka and Reilinger (1997)
  • Neotectonic Provence modified from Şengör (1980) and Koçyiğit and Özacar (2003)
  • For the other details of the faults in Turkey see Fig. 3.
References for Duman et al (2018) Fig 2 (Active Fault Map of the Eastern Mediterranean)
  • Faults in Turkey are from Emre et al. (2013)
  • Faults in the south and east are simplified from Hessami et al. (2003) and Gudjabidze (2003)
  • Faults in Aegean and Balkans are from Burchfiel et al. (2006), Caputo et al. (2012, 2015), Woessner et al. (2015), Garfunkel et al. (2014).
  • Faults in Mediterranean are re-evaluated from Angelier et al. (1982) and Papazachos and Papaioannou (1999)
  • Faults in Black Sea are re-evaluated from Şengör et al. (1985) and Barka and Reilinger (1997)
  • Neotectonic Provence modified from Şengör (1980)
Akyuz, H. S., et al. (2006). "Historical earthquake activity of the northern part of the Dead Sea Fault Zone, southern Turkey." Tectonophysics 426(3–4): 281-293.

Meghraoui, M. (2015). Paleoseismic History of the Dead Sea Fault Zone. Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering. M. Beer, I. A. Kougioumtzoglou, E. Patelli and I. S.-K. Au. Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer Berlin Heidelberg: 1-20.

Active Fault Map Quadrangles - Big Detailed Maps - click on map to open

Maps of Turkey - MTA

Güvercin, S. E., et al. (2022). "Active Seismotectonics of the East Anatolian Fault." Geophysical Journal International.

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Fault Maps - Entire Transform

Description Image Source
Entire DST Fig 3 - Meghraoui (2015)
Quaternary Fault Map Fig 7 - Sharon et al (2020)
Tectonic sketch map Fig 1 - Karcz (2004)
Dead Sea Fault Segments + Seismicity Fig 25.1 - Abou Karaki et al. (2022)

Reference Images

Description Image Source
Common Geologic Map Symbols Fig. 4-54 - Introduction to Physical Geology (miracosta.edu)
Reverse and Thrust Faults Figure 10.3.4 - A Practical Guide to Introductory Geology
by Siobhan McGoldrick

Earthquake Related

Charts
Description Image Source
Earthquake Archeological Effects Rodríguez-Pascua et al (2013: 221-224)
Simple MMI Intensity Scale
More Subjective MMI Intensity Scale
Intensity vs. PGA Abdelmonem (2014)
Focal Mechanisms Focal Mechanisms - Wikipedia
Focal Mechanisms vs. Fault Type Focal Mechanisms - Wikipedia
Development of Beach Ball Focal Mechanisms - Wikipedia
Garfunkel, Ben-Avraham, and Kagan (2014). Dead Sea Transform Fault System: Reviews, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht.. DSTF

Bolt, B. A. (1999). Earthquakes. NewYork, W.H. Freeman and Company.. EQBB

Kramer, S. L. (1996). Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, First Edition, Prentice Hall.. GTEQE

YEATS, R. S. A., et al. (1997). The Geology of Earthquakes, Oxford University Press.

McCalpin, J. P. (2009). Paleoseismology, Second Edition Elsevier Science.. PSMCN

McCalpin, J. (1996). Paleoseismology, First Edition Academic Press.. PSMCO

Aki, K. and P. G. Richards (2002). Quantitative Seismology, Second Edition University Science Books.. AKIR

Scholz, C. H. (2019). The Mechanics of Earthquakes and Faulting, Thrid Edition Cambridge University Press.. MEQF

Focal Mechanisms

GHEA - Global Historical Earthquake Archive

AHEAD - European Archive of Historical EArthquake Data/a>

Geology and Geophysics

Arora, K., et al. (2011). Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, Springer Netherlands.. ESEG

Allaby, M. (2013). A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences, Oxford University Press.. DG

Nof et al (2017) Seismic data at the Seismological Division New Online Services - Geophysical Institute of Israel

Dating

Walker, M. (2013). Quaternary Dating Methods, Wiley.. MEQF

Buck, C. and M. Juarez (2017). Bayesian radiocarbon modelling for beginners.. BFB

Bronk Ramsey, C. (2016). "Bayesian Analysis of Radiocarbon Dates." Radiocarbon 51(1): 337-360.. BAY

Bronk Ramsey, C., et al. (2001). "‘Wiggle Matching’ Radiocarbon Dates." Radiocarbon 43(2A): 381-389.. WIG

BACON

BACON Manual

OxCal

OxCal Manual

Local Geology

Horowitz, A. (2001). The Jordan Rift Valley, A.A. Balkema Publishers.. JRV

Horowitz, A. (1979). The Quaternary of Israel, Academic Press.. QI

Enzel, Y. and O. Bar-Yosef (2017). Quaternary of the Levant, Cambridge University Press.. QL

Palynology

Horowitz, A. (1992). Palynology of Arid Lands, Elsevier Science Limited.. PAL

Zohary, M. (1962). Plant life of Palestine : Israel and Jordan. New York, Ronald Press.. PLIPJ

Moore, P. D., et al. (1991). Pollen Analysis, Blackwell Scientific Publications.. PA

Journals

Back Issues from the 1950s and 1960s of the Bulletin of the Israel Exploration Society

Open Access Journals

Neotectonics Journals

Seismica Open Access Journal

Tektonica Open Access Journal

Annals of Geophysics

Annals of Geophysics Submission Guidelines

Annals of Geophysics Copyright Notice

Science Advances

Other

www.persee.fr - Earth Science

fxsolver.com

Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII) - Earthquakes and Seismology

Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII) - Past Earthquakes (link never works)

International Stratigraphic Chart

An Apparent Dip Calculator for Spreadsheets