The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS120
Name Sochos
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2), Zervopoulou A.(2), Caputo R.(1)
Created 02/05/2010
Updated 02/05/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (various authors)
Max Depth (km) 15 EJ inferred from hypocentral distribution (various authors)
Strike (deg) 70 - 100 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 60 - 85 EJ inferred from hypocentral distribution (various authors)
Rake (deg) 260 - 280 LD field observations (Mountrakis et al., 2006)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 0.8 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.6 LD geological considerations & empirical relationships application (Zervopoulou,
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