The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS150
Name Thrace
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Caputo R.(1), Pavlides S.(2)
Contributor(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Caputo R.(1), Pavlides S.(2)
Created 09/12/2009
Updated 09/12/2009

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (several authors)
Max Depth (km) 14 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 40 - 115 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 35 - 75 LD based on geological data (several authors)
Rake (deg) 200 - 290 LD kinematic indicators (various authors)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.2 - 0.5 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 7 EJ fault geometry considerations & 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