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Compilation of geologic slip rate constraints used in 1996-2014 U.S. National Seismic Hazard Models (ver. 2.0, February 2022)

February 25, 2022

A key input for probabilistic seismic hazard analysis (PSHA) is geologic slip rate data. Here, we compile all geologic slip rates that are reportedly used in U.S. National Seismic Hazard Map (NSHM) releases from 1996, 2002, 2007, 2008, and 2014. Although a new NSHM was released in 2018, no changes were made in geologic slip rate data used. The geologic slip rates are collated from existing NSHM reports and documentation, and no new data are reported herein. The geologic slip rates are coupled with the fault geometries used in NSHM2014/2018 calculations. The data are presented spatially as a shapefile (SHP), in keyhole markup language (KML) and geoJSON. A readme file accompanies this dataset explaining details of the data compilation. This data release corrects minor typographical errors in the initial compilation of geologic slip rates used in U.S. National Seismic Hazard Models (1996-2014). This updated version also provides a link to the NSHM2023 fault sections database via FaultID. The original compilation (version 1, published August 2020) is now superseded by this edited compilation (version 2, published February 2022). To compare changes between release, a 'Version Changes' file is included in this Data Release.

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