The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS060
Name North Almopia
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Pavlides S.(2)
Contributor(s) Caputo R.(1)
Created 17/01/2010
Updated 17/01/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (various authors)
Max Depth (km) 12 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 50 - 85 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 60 - 85 EJ inferred from field measurements and geological profiles (various authors)
Rake (deg) 230 - 290 LD kinematic indicators (various authors)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 1 - 1 LD after the extension/subsidence rates of Vougioukalakis (2002)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.6 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

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