The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS160
Name Maronia
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1), Pavlides S.(2)
Contributor(s) Chatzipetros A.(2), Caputo R.(1)
Created 12/02/2010
Updated 12/02/2010

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) 80 - 120 LD various geological and morphotectonic maps and field measurements
Dip (deg) 45 - 75 LD field measurements and focal mechanisms (various authors)
Rake (deg) 230 - 280 LD field measurements and focal mechanisms (various authors)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.4 - 0.7 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