The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS390
Name Kerkyra
Compiler(s) Caputo R.(1), Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 07/05/2010
Updated 07/05/2010

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0 LD geomorphic records (several authors)
Max Depth (km) 12 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 65 - 90 LD various geological/morphotectonic maps
Dip (deg) 65 - 85 LD field observations (several authors)
Rake (deg) 190 - 260 LD kinematic indicators (various authors)
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.1 - 1 EJ geodynamic considerations
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.3 EJ fault geometry & 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