The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS810
Name North Aegean Basin (NAB)
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Caputo R.(1), Pavlides S.(2)
Created 11/10/2009
Updated 11/10/2009

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 1 LD swath bathymetric and various seismic profiles
Max Depth (km) 18 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 200 - 240 LD swath bathymetric and various seismic profiles
Dip (deg) 60 - 85 LD various focal mechanisms and seismic profiles
Rake (deg) 170 - 190 LD various focal mechanisms and seismic profiles
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.5 - 1.2 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 7.6 ER estimated by Papanikolaou & Papanikolaou (2007)
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