The earthquake on November 17 in 2015 reached a magnitude of 6.4 MW. It was located at a depth about 10 kilometers under the Ionian Sea west of the Greek island Lefkada. The seismological fault-plane solution indicates a right-lateral strike-slip fault along the Cephalonia - Lefkada transform fault.

Poster und text: German Research Centre for Geosciences | GFZ, sections 2.1, 2.4, 2.6


  Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam, Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum – GFZ. (2015, 18. November). Erdbeben in Westgriechenland [Earthquake poster, Poster ID: gfz2015wnfe,]. Opened on June 1st 2021

Published: 17.11.2015, Vol. 2.

Cite as: Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. (2015, 17. November). Earthquake in Greece. Earth System Knowledge Platform [], 2

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