The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS010
Name Pagasitikos Gulf
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Caputo R.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 04/02/2010
Updated 04/02/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (several authors)
Max Depth (km) 12.5 EJ microseismic spatial distribution (Kementzetzidou, 1996; Hatzfeld et al., 1999)
Strike (deg) 58 - 104 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps and focal mechanisms
Dip (deg) 40 - 70 EJ from field measurements, foci and microseismic surveys (various authors)
Rake (deg) 232 - 270 LD kinematic indicators and focal mechanisms (various authors)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.5 - 3 LD geodetic strain rate fields & long-term markers (various authors)
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

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