The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS130
Name Belles
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2), Caputo R.(1)
Created 27/03/2010
Updated 27/03/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (several authors)
Max Depth (km) 15 EJ inferred from hypocentral distribution (Kiratzi, 2009)
Strike (deg) 50 - 115 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 45 - 70 EJ from field measurements and geological considerations (see Comments)
Rake (deg) 250 - 280 OD kinematic and geomorphic indicators
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.2 - 0.4 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (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