Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 156 (2018) 207–225 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Asian Earth Sciences journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jseaes Full length article Evidence of Quaternary and recent activity along the Kyaukkyan Fault, Myanmar a, a b c c d Silvia Crosetto , Ian M. Watkinson , Soe Min , Stefano Gori , Emanuela Falcucci , Nwai Le Ngal Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, United Kingdom Department of Geology, Taungoo University, Bago Division, Myanmar Istituto Nazionale di Geoﬁsica e Vulcanologia, Italy Department of Geology, Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Cenozoic right-lateral shear between the eastern Indian margin and Eurasia is expressed by numerous N-S Kyaukkyan Fault trending fault systems inboard of the Sunda trench, including the Sagaing Fault. The most easterly of these fault Strike-slip systems is the prominent ∼500 km long Kyaukkyan Fault, on the Shan Plateau. Myanmar’s largest recorded Stream oﬀset earthquake, M 7.7 on 23rd May 1912, focused near Maymyo, has been attributed to the Kyaukkyan Fault, but Tectonic geomorphology the area has experienced little signiﬁcant seismicity since then. Despite its demonstrated seismic potential and Quaternary remarkable topographic expression, questions remain about the
Journal of Asian Earth Sciences – Elsevier
Published: May 1, 2018
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