Malawi Active Fault Database

Jack N Williams*, Luke N J Wedmore, Christopher H Scholz, Folarin Kolawole, Lachlan JM Wright, Donna Shillington, Åke Fagereng, Juliet J Biggs, H. Mdala, Zuze Dulanya, Felix Mphepo, Patrick Chindandali, Max Werner

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Other contribution


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 prior to publication 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. (2021), The Malawi Active Fault Database: an onshore-offshore database for regional assessment of seismic hazard and tectonic evoultion. PREPRINT Earth and Space Science Open Archive,

We will update this citation when the manuscript is accepted for publication.

For full details of the database, please refer to the journal article above.
Original languageEnglish
TypeActive fault database for Malawi
Media of outputGeospatial data
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sep 2021


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