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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

Table 2 Showing seismicity parameters, magnitude of completeness (Mc) and mmax of all the major faults in and around the Kashmir basin from Sana and Nath (2017)

From: A probabilistic approach to the seismic hazard in Kashmir basin, NW Himalaya

Fault Starting year of catalogue a-value (entire time period) b-value M c mmax (± 0.28)
ITSZ 1965 4.99 0.70 ± 0.04 3.8 ± 0.03 7.6
HTS 1966 8.48 1.43 ± 1.17 4.5 ± 0.44 7.2
Jhelum 1965 6.16 1.09 ± 0.53 4.1 ± 0.23 7.0
Karakorum 1937 5.10 0.80 ± 0.14 4.0 ± 0.24 7.5
Kishtwar 1967 6.31 1.10 ± 0.98 3.9 ± 0.37 6.8
MBT 1945 4.38 0.50 ± 0.07 3.3 ± 0.28 7.4
Panjal thrust 1963 4.38 0.50 ± 0.07 3.3 ± 0.28 7.4
MMT 1937 7.38 1.15 ± 0.13 4.5 ± 0.11 7.7
Reasi thrust 1970 4.79 1.01 ± 0.15 3.5 ± 0.42 7.0
MCT 1947 3.96 0.53 ± 0.03 3.0 ± 0.11 7.2