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Table 2 Shear resistance of frictional melt at given fault displacement during earthquake of magnitudes M 5 to M 8

From: Earthquake faulting in subduction zones: insights from fault rocks in accretionary prisms

Magnitude Fault displacement Shear resistance, τ(MPa)
M d(m) Mg-1 Mg-2 Mg-3 Mg-4 Ok-1 Ok-2 Ok-3
5 0.1 30.3 28.9 28.9 28.9 28.2 27.8 28.3
6 0.4 7.6 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.0 7.1
7 1 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8
8 4 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
  1. Modified from Ujiie et al. (2007b).