The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS840
Name Central Aegean Trough B
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Created 22/08/2011
Updated 22/08/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0.5 LD
Max Depth (km) 18 UN
Strike (deg) 205 - 255 LD focal mechanisms, seismic profiles and bathymetry
Dip (deg) 70 - 90 UN
Rake (deg) 180 - 220 LD focal mechanisms
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.7 - 0.9 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.9 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