Information on past earthquakes in the Dead Sea basin and the adjacent region was recovered from seismites and faults in lake sediments. Seismites are found in the 70- to 15-ka Lisan formation (Marco et al., 1996) and in the subsequent Dead Sea deposits (Ken-Tor et al., 2001; Migowski et al., 2004; Kagan et al., 2011). Other sources for palaeoseismic data came from damaged speleothems in caves some 40 km west of the Dead Sea Transform (DST) (Kagan et al., 2005; Braun et al., 2009). The...

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