The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS265
Name Vourvourou
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2), Caputo R.(1)
Created 22/08/2011
Updated 22/08/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (various authors)
Max Depth (km) 15.5 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 275 - 290 UN various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 50 - 80 UN field descriptions (Tranos, 1998) and geological considerations
Rake (deg) 240 - 280 LD kinematic indicators (Tranos, 1998)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.5 - 0.8 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.6 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