The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS068
Name South Almopia Fault
Compiler(s) Caputo R.(1), Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 14/09/2010
Updated 14/09/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (Pavlides, 1998)
Max Depth (km) 16 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 45 - 75 LD geological/morphotectonic maps (Pavlides, 1998)
Dip (deg) 45 - 70 EJ field measurements (Pavlides, 1998) and geological considerations
Rake (deg) 245 - 265 LD kinematic indicators (Pavlides, 1998)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.2 - 0.4 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.3 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