Malawi Active Fault Database

  • Jack N. Williams (Contributor)
  • Luke N.J. Wedmore (Contributor)
  • Christopher A. Scholz (Contributor)
  • Folarin Kolawole (Contributor)
  • Lachlan J.M. Wright (Contributor)
  • Donna Shillington (Contributor)
  • Åke Fagereng (Contributor)
  • Juliet Biggs (Contributor)
  • H. Mdala (Contributor)
  • Zuze Dulanya (Contributor)
  • Felix Mphepo (Contributor)
  • Patrick R.N. Chindandali (Contributor)
  • Maximilian J. Werner (Contributor)



First release of the Malawi Active Fault Database (MAFD) associated with a publication in review with the journal Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems. To reference this database please refer to the latest release of the dataset on Github and Zenodo and please also cite: Williams, J. N., Wedmore, L. N. J., Scholz, C. A., Kolawole, F., Wright, L. J. M., Shillington, D., Fagereng, Å., Biggs, J., Mdala, H., Dulanya, Z., Mphepo, F., Chindandali, P. R. N., Werner, M. J. (2022), The Malawi Active Fault Database: an onshore-offshore database for regional assessment of seismic hazard and tectonic evoultion. _Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems_, 23(5), e2022GC010425. For full details of the database, please refer to the journal article above.
Date made availableSep 14 2021

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