Articles | Volume 21, issue 12
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3713–3730, 2021

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

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3713–3730, 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.


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
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.
Final-revised paper