The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS240
Name Pylaea
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Zervopoulou A.(2), Valkaniotis S.(2), Pavlides S.(2), Caputo R.(1)
Created 22/04/2010
Updated 22/04/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (several authors)
Max Depth (km) 16 LD spatial earthquake distribution and geological considerations (several authors)
Strike (deg) 260 - 295 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 35 - 70 LD inferred from seismotectonic considerations (Tranos et al., 2003)
Rake (deg) 260 - 280 LD kinematic indicators, focal mechanisms and regional stress field (various author
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 0.4 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6 LD geological considerations & empirical relationships (Zervopoulou, 2004)
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