The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS280
Name South Chalkidiki offshore
Compiler(s) Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Caputo R.(1), Pavlides S.(2)
Created 12/06/2009
Updated 12/06/2009

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0.5 LD swath bathymetric and various seismic profiles
Max Depth (km) 18 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 50 - 115 LD swath bathymetric and various seismic profiles
Dip (deg) 65 - 85 EJ various seismic profiles and geological considerations
Rake (deg) 210 - 245 EJ various seismic profiles and regional stress field pattern
Slip Rate (mm/y) 1 - 1.7 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 7.2 ER 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