The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS815
Name Mavrovouni offshore
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Caputo R.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 22/08/2011
Updated 22/08/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0.5 LD swath bathymetric and seismic profiles (Papanikolaou et al., 2002; 2006)
Max Depth (km) 15 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 280 - 300 LD swath bathymetric and seismic profiles (Papanikolaou et al., 2002; 2006)
Dip (deg) 50 - 80 EJ seismic profiles (Papanikolaou et al., 2006) and geological considerations
Rake (deg) 270 - 310 EJ seismic profiles (Papanikolaou et al., 2006) and regional stress field pattern
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.7 - 1.6 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.8 ER calculated from the empirical relationships of Wells & 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