The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS072
Name Ptolemaida
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Caputo R.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 22/06/2009
Updated 22/06/2009

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (several authors)
Max Depth (km) 11.5 EJ inferred from seismotectonic considerations
Strike (deg) 15 - 50 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 50 - 65 LD schematic profile (Pavlides and Simeakis, 1987/88)
Rake (deg) 250 - 270 LD kinematic indicators (various authors)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 0.3 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.6 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