The European Database of Seismogenic Faults

General information
Region Aegean
Code GRCS820
Name Pelion offshore
Compiler(s) Caputo R.(1), Sboras S.P.(1)
Contributor(s) Pavlides S.(2)
Created 22/08/2011
Updated 22/08/2011

Parametric information
Parameter Qual. Evidence
Min Depth (km) 0.5 LD swath bathymetric and various seismic profiles
Max Depth (km) 13 EJ inferred from seismogenic layer thickness of nearby areas
Strike (deg) 290 - 315 LD swath bathymetric and various seismic profiles
Dip (deg) 60 - 80 EJ various seismic profiles and geological considerations
Rake (deg) 270 - 300 EJ various seismic profiles and regional stress field pattern
Slip Rate (mm/y) 0.7 - 1.4 AR calculated from geodetic strain rate fields (various authors)
Max Magnitude (Mw) 6.7 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