The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS290
Name North NAT
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Caputo R.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 23/06/2009
Updated 23/06/2009

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD various seismic reflection profiles and sea-floor morphology
Max Depth (km) 19 EJ spatial aftershock distribution (Karabulut et al., 2006)
Strike (deg) 60 - 110 LD seismic reflection profiles, sea-floor morphology and foci (various authors)
Dip (deg) 60 - 90 EJ foci, seismic profiles and aftershock distribution (various authors)
Rake (deg) 180 - 225 LD various focal mechanisms
Slip Rate (mm/y) 2 - 3.2 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 7.1 EJ fault geometry & relationships of Wells and Coppersmith (1994)
Q-keys: LD = Literature Data; OD = Original Data; ER = Empirical Relationship; AR = Analytical Relationship; EJ = Expert Judgement


Affiliations
1) UniversitÓ di Ferrara; Dipartimento di Fisica e Scienze della Terra; Via Saragat 1, 44122 Ferrara, Italy
2) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Geology; 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece