Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Method article
10 Jan 2022
Method article |  | 10 Jan 2022

A functional tool to explore the reliability of micro-earthquake focal mechanism solutions for seismotectonic purposes

Guido Maria Adinolfi, Raffaella De Matteis, Rita de Nardis, and Aldo Zollo

Data sets

Development and testing of an advanced monitoring infrastructure (ISNet) for seismic early warning applications in the Campania region of southern Italy E. Weber, G. Iannaccone, A. Zollo, A. Bobbio, L. Cantore, M. Corciulo, V. Convertito, M. Di Crosta, L. Elia, A. Emolo, C. Martino, A. Romeo, and C. Satriano

Short summary
We propose a methodology useful to evaluate (1) the reliability of a focal mechanism solution inferred by the inversion of seismological data and (2) the performance of a seismic network, operated to monitor natural or induced seismicity, to assess focal mechanism solutions. As a test case, we studied the focal mechanism reliability by using synthetic data computed for ISNet, a local seismic network monitoring the Irpinia fault system (southern Italy).