Articles | Volume 21, issue 12
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3713–3730, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3713-2021

Special issue: Tsunamis: from source processes to coastal hazard and...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3713–3730, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3713-2021

Research article 09 Dec 2021

Research article | 09 Dec 2021

Characterization of fault plane and coseismic slip for the 2 May 2020, Mw 6.6 Cretan Passage earthquake from tide gauge tsunami data and moment tensor solutions

Enrico Baglione et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on nhess-2021-183', Anonymous Referee #1, 23 Jul 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC1', Enrico Baglione, 20 Sep 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on nhess-2021-183', Gerasimos Papadopoulos, 05 Aug 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC2', Enrico Baglione, 19 Sep 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (16 Oct 2021) by Filippos Vallianatos
ED: Publish as is (08 Nov 2021) by Ira Didenkulova(Executive Editor)
AR by Enrico Baglione on behalf of the Authors (12 Nov 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
We investigated the seismic fault structure and the rupture characteristics of the MW 6.6, 2 May 2020, Cretan Passage earthquake through tsunami data inverse modelling. Our results suggest a shallow crustal event with a reverse mechanism within the accretionary wedge rather than on the Hellenic Arc subduction interface. The study identifies two possible ruptures: a steeply sloping reverse splay fault and a back-thrust rupture dipping south, with a more prominent dip angle.
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