The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS730
Name Ptolemy Trench
Compiler(s) Caputo R.(1)
Contributor(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Created 22/08/2011
Updated 22/08/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 1 UN
Max Depth (km) 10.5 UN
Strike (deg) 60 - 90 UN
Dip (deg) 55 - 75 UN
Rake (deg) 260 - 280 UN
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.6 - 1.3 LD seismic reflection profiles (Caputo et al., 2010)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 7 ER calculated from the empirical 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