Malawi Active Fault Database

  • Jack Williams (Cardiff University) (Creator)
  • Luke Wedmore (Creator)
  • Christopher A Scholz (Creator)
  • Folarin Kolawole (Creator)
  • Lachlan J M Wright (Creator)
  • Donna J Shillington (Creator)
  • Å Fagereng (Creator)
  • Juliet J Biggs (Creator)
  • Hassan Mdala (Creator)
  • Zuze Dulanya (Creator)
  • Felix Mphepo (Creator)
  • Patrick Chindandali (Creator)
  • Max Werner (Creator)



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 available14 Sept 2021

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