M 6.8 in Greece on 25 Oct 2018 22:54 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 14 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.5055 , 20.5626
Event Date: 25 Oct 2018 22:54 UTC
Exposed Population: 230000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000hhb1
Inserted at: 25 Oct 2018 23:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.5 (Greece)

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0.4 0.1 0.4
us1000hhb1 Scaled population 2.65 Max wave alert 0.12m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.12m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.69      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1232986 0.26 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.5M, 10km N/A 220 thousand 0.3m (at 00:06) 00:04 NOAIG
1232990 0.61 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.7M, 10km N/A 240 thousand 0.1m (at 01:10) 00:06 GEOFON
1232995 0.21 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.5M, 10km N/A 220 thousand 0.1m (at 00:09) 00:07 EMSC
1233000 0.44 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.8M, 16.55km 6.91 230 thousand 0.1m (at 00:04) 00:20 NEIC
1233011 0.37 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.4M, 5km N/A 250 thousand 0.4m (at 00:05) 00:36 NOAIG
1233015 0.48 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.8M, 10km N/A 250 thousand 0.2m (at 00:03) 00:39 EMSC
1233019 0.39 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.8M, 14km 7 230 thousand 0.1m (at 00:04) 01:04 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Greece ,of Ionian Islands (population 192,059) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
7100 people
54000 people
140000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.4 1233000 37.478/20.56 6.8 16.55 6.91 25 Oct 2018 23:21 00:26 (new episode)
2 0.4 1233019 37.478/20.56 6.8 16.55 6.91 25 Oct 2018 23:59 01:04 (new episode)
3 0.4 1233019 37.506/20.563 6.8 14 7.05 26 Oct 2018 00:01 01:07 (upd of #2)
4 0.4 1233019 37.506/20.563 6.8 14 7 26 Oct 2018 00:46 01:51 (upd of #3)
5 0.4 1233019 37.506/20.563 6.8 14 7 26 Oct 2018 00:57 02:02 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Ionian Islands Greece <1000 people
Ionian Islands Greece 38000 people
Ionian Islands Greece 23000 people
Peloponnisos Greece 130000 people
Ionian Islands Greece 43000 people
Peloponnisos Greece 430000 people
Central Greece and Evvoia Greece 170000 people
Ipiros Greece 3700 people
Ionian Islands Greece 84000 people
Peloponnisos Greece 410000 people
Central Greece and Evvoia Greece 4.1 million people
Ipiros Greece 320000 people
Thessalia Greece 720000 people
Sarande Albania 53000 people
Gjirokaster Albania 39000 people
Permet Albania 16000 people
Kolonje Albania 12000 people
Vlore Albania 110000 people
Macedonia Greece 410000 people
Tepelene Albania 18000 people
Puglia Italy 990000 people
Skrapar Albania <1000 people
Korce Albania 120000 people
Aegean Islands Greece 4200 people
Fier Albania 180000 people
Berat Albania 47000 people
Calabria Italy 100000 people
Macedonia Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of 18000 people
Lushnje Albania 100000 people
Elbasan Albania 9100 people
Durres Albania 1600 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kerion Greece Village5 <1000 people 28 km
Katastárion Zakynthos Greece Village4 - 35 km
Lithakiá Zakynthos Greece Village4 - 36 km
Khartáta Zakynthos Greece Village5 - 40 km
Sakynthos Greece Village4 - 42 km
Volimais Zakynthos Greece Village4 - 42 km
Zákinthos Zakynthos Greece Village4 12000 people 43 km
Planos Zakynthos Greece Village5 - 43 km
Vasilikó Greece Village4 - 44 km
Skinária Zakynthos Greece Village5 - 47 km
Loutrá Killínis Greece Village4 - 63 km
Skala Kefallinia Greece Village5 <1000 people 68 km
Katákolon Greece Village5 <1000 people 68 km
Vartholomión Ileia Greece Village5 3100 people 69 km
Killíni Greece Village4 - 70 km
Gastoúni Ileia Greece City 5800 people 72 km
Neokhori Ileia Greece Village4 - 72 km
Argostoli Greece Village4 - 73 km
Douneika Greece Village5 - 73 km
Poros Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 73 km
Kavasilas Ileia Greece Village5 - 73 km
Kardhamás Ileia Greece Village5 - 74 km
Argostólion Kefallinia Greece City 8200 people 74 km
Savalia Ileia Greece Village5 1100 people 75 km
Amaliás Ileia Greece City - 77 km
Andravídha Ileia Greece City - 77 km
Lekhainá Ileia Greece Village4 - 78 km
Lixoúrion Kefallinia Greece Village5 3100 people 78 km
Pirgos Ileia Greece City 19000 people 79 km
Khavárion Ileia Greece City - 82 km
Epitalio Greece Village5 - 84 km
Varvasaina Ileia Greece Village5 - 86 km
Epitálion Ileia Greece Village4 - 87 km
Anemokhori Greece Village5 - 88 km
Karatoulas Ileia Greece Village5 - 90 km
Manolas Ileia Greece Village5 1200 people 91 km
Várda Ileia Greece Village4 2600 people 92 km
Kréstena Ileia Greece Village4 5400 people 92 km
Makrisia Ileia Greece Village5 - 93 km
Platanos Llia Greece Village5 - 94 km
Máyiras Ileia Greece Village5 - 94 km
Platanos Ileia Greece Village5 1100 people 95 km
Valsamáta Greece Village5 - 69 km
Mikháta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 74 km
Dhilináta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 80 km
Pouláta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 81 km
Vilatória Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 84 km
Sámi Kefallinia Greece Village5 <1000 people 85 km
Kardakáta Kefallinia Greece Village4 - 86 km
Neokhórion Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 92 km
Ayía Evfimía Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 93 km
Kaiafa spa Greece Village5 - 94 km
Zakháro Ileia Greece City - 96 km
Itháki Kefallinia Greece Village5 1700 people 96 km
Asos Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 96 km
Kakovatos Greece Village5 - 96 km
Simopoulon Greece Village5 - 97 km
Filiatrá Greece Village4 6000 people 98 km
Lápas Achaia Greece Village4 - 100 km
Elia Messinia Greece Village5 - 101 km
Pórtai Ileia Greece Village5 - 101 km
Kiparissía Messinia Greece City - 102 km
Marathópolis Greece Village5 <1000 people 103 km
Kalo Nero Greece Village5 - 103 km
Mileai Ileia Greece Village5 - 104 km
Ayia Trias Llia Greece Village5 - 104 km
Palikáta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 104 km
Araxos Achaia Greece City - 104 km
Lála Ileia Greece Village4 - 104 km
Katsandonaiika Ileia Greece Village5 - 105 km
Frikes Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 105 km
Palaiokhórion Ileia Greece Village5 - 106 km
Fiskardhon Kefallinia Greece Village4 - 106 km
Stavros Greece Village4 - 106 km
Vasilaki Greece Village5 - 106 km
Gargaliánoi Messinia Greece City 5100 people 107 km
Neokhórion Achaia Greece Village5 - 108 km
Sidirokastro Messinia Greece Village4 - 108 km
Lakkopetra Achaia Greece Village5 <1000 people 109 km
Mazaráki Achaia Greece Village5 - 110 km
Káto Akhaïa Achaia Greece City - 112 km
Metaxádha Messinia Greece Village5 - 112 km
Potamia Ileia Greece Village5 - 112 km
Kallithea Ileia Greece Village5 - 112 km
Khóra Messinia Greece City - 114 km
Brostovitsi Achaia Greece Village5 - 114 km
Khióna Achaia Greece Village5 - 115 km
Monastíri Messinia Greece Village5 - 115 km
Monastiráki Arkadia Greece Village5 - 116 km
Lambia Greece Village5 - 117 km
Neochori Greece Village5 - 117 km
Dhórion Messinia Greece Village5 - 117 km
Katokhi Aitoloakarnania Greece City - 118 km
Andrítsaina Ileia Greece Village4 - 118 km
Psári Messinia Greece Village4 - 119 km
Vrachneika Greece Village5 - 119 km
Vasilikón Achaia Greece Village5 - 119 km
Koromiléa Messinia Greece Village5 - 120 km
Pílos Greece Village4 - 121 km
Vlakhópoulon Messinia Greece Village5 - 121 km
Dhímitra Arkadia Greece Village5 - 122 km
Boyiázi Messinia Greece Village5 - 123 km
Aitolikón Aitoloakarnania Greece Village4 - 123 km
Astakós Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 2400 people 123 km
Vasilikon Akhaia Greece Village5 - 123 km
Aitoliko Greece Village5 - 123 km
Gouria Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 124 km
Berékla Ileia Greece Village5 - 124 km
Khandrinón Messinia Greece Village4 - 124 km
Stavrodhrómi Arkadia Greece Village4 - 124 km
Tripotama Arkadia Greece Village5 - 124 km
Kondáraina Lefkada Greece Village5 - 124 km
Stréfi Messinia Greece Village5 - 125 km
Vasiliki Lefkada Greece Village5 <1000 people 125 km
Mesolóngion Aitoloakarnania Greece City 10000 people 125 km
Tropaia Arkadia Greece Village5 - 125 km
Ellinoekklisía Messinia Greece Village5 - 126 km
Políkhni Messinia Greece Village5 - 126 km
Methoni Greece Village4 - 127 km
Khalandrítsa Achaia Greece Village4 - 127 km
Paralia Achaia Greece Village5 - 127 km
Livárji Achaia Greece Village5 - 127 km
Ovria Achaia Greece Village5 - 127 km
Evinokhórion Aitoloakarnania Greece Village4 - 128 km
Kazárma Messinia Greece Village4 - 128 km
Kallithea Messinia Greece Village5 - 128 km
Meligalás Messinia Greece Village4 - 128 km
Kalamos Lefkada Greece Village5 <1000 people 128 km
Parapoúngi Messinia Greece Village5 - 128 km
Áyios Pétros Lefkada Greece Village5 - 129 km
Stamna Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 <1000 people 129 km
Zátouna Arkadia Greece Village5 - 129 km
Vathí Lefkada Greece Village5 - 129 km
Katokhórion Lefkada Greece Village5 - 129 km
Isaris Arkadia Greece Village5 - 130 km
Krionéri Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 130 km
Kalanistra Achaia Greece Village5 - 131 km
Karítaina Arkadia Greece Village4 - 131 km
Langadia Greece Village5 - 131 km
Káto Vlasía Achaia Greece Village4 - 131 km
Mavrommati Messinia Greece Village4 - 131 km
Pátrai Achaia Greece Major city - 132 km
Petsakoi Achaia Greece Village5 - 146 km
Kalamata Messinia Greece City 48000 people 147 km
Dháfnai Achaia Greece Village5 - 148 km
Kalávrita Achaia Greece City - 148 km
Piana Arkadia Greece Village5 - 149 km
Makri Arkadia Greece Village4 - 153 km
Stanos Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 154 km
Áno Agali Arkadia Greece Village5 - 155 km
Agóriani Lakonia Greece Village5 - 156 km
Loutraki Aitolia kai Acamania Greece Village5 - 157 km
Aíyion Achaia Greece Village4 27000 people 157 km
Simos Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 158 km
Kambos Messinia Greece Village4 - 159 km
Temeni Achaia Greece Village5 - 159 km
Trípolis Arkadia Greece City - 160 km
Kapsas Arkadia Greece Village5 - 160 km
Amfilochia Greece Village4 - 160 km
Sparta Greece Village5 - 161 km
Mosiá Korinthia Greece Village5 - 162 km
Préveza Preveza Greece City 16000 people 162 km
Marathias Greece Village5 - 162 km
Dhiakoptón Achaia Greece Village4 - 163 km
Kandila Arkadia Greece Village4 - 163 km
Kardhamíli Greece Village4 - 163 km
Pérki Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 164 km
Tripi Greece Village5 - 165 km
Paralia Platanos Achaia Greece Village4 - 167 km
Samarádhes Arkadia Greece Village5 - 167 km
Valimí Achaia Greece Village4 - 168 km
Loukas Arkadia Greece Village5 - 168 km
Malesiádha Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 169 km
Nestáni Arkadia Greece Village4 - 169 km
Elatoú Aitoloakarnania Greece Village4 - 169 km
Magoula Lakonia Greece Village5 - 169 km
Sellasia Lakonia Greece Village5 - 170 km
Akráta Achaia Greece Village4 - 170 km
Voutianoi Lakonia Greece Village5 - 171 km
Ayios Nikilaos Greece Village5 - 171 km
Tolofón Fokida Greece Village5 - 172 km
Verzová Arkadia Greece Village5 - 173 km
Perdhikóvrisi Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 174 km
Miliá Fokida Greece Village5 - 174 km
Kotrónion Messinia Greece Village5 - 174 km
Vrésthena Lakonia Greece Village4 - 174 km
Eratini Greece Village5 - 175 km
Evrostina Korinthia Greece Village5 - 175 km
Palaiokátounon Fokida Greece Village5 - 175 km
Kaliáni Korinthia Greece Village4 - 175 km
Ano Tríkkala Korinthia Greece Village4 - 176 km
Ayios Petros Lakonia Greece Village4 - 176 km
Néa Sampsoús Preveza Greece Village5 <1000 people 177 km
Derveni Greece Village5 - 177 km
Arkhangelos Preveza Greece Village4 - 177 km
Stérna Argolida Greece Village4 - 177 km
Menidi Greece Village5 - 177 km
Vasaras Lakonia Greece Village5 - 177 km
Psari Korinthia Greece Village5 - 177 km
Elatóvrisi Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 177 km
Rodheo Korinthia Greece Village5 - 178 km
Neokhóri Arta Greece Village5 - 178 km
Árna Lakonia Greece Village4 - 178 km
Xirokámbi Lakonia Greece Village5 - 178 km
Langadha Lakonia Greece Village4 - 178 km
Akhladókambos Arkadia Greece Village4 - 178 km
Galatas Korinthia Greece Village5 - 179 km
Kókkinon Fokida Greece Village5 - 179 km
Potamia Lakonia Greece Village5 - 180 km
Manna Korinthia Greece Village5 - 180 km
Krisafa Lakonia Greece Village5 - 181 km
Embesós Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 181 km
Xanthokhóri Korinthia Greece Village5 - 181 km
Galatas Korinthia Greece Village5 - 181 km
Kastrosikiá Preveza Greece Village4 - 181 km
Trístenon Fokida Greece Village5 - 181 km
Malandrínon Fokida Greece Village5 - 181 km
Aniádha Evrytania Greece Village5 - 182 km
Kríkellon Evrytania Greece Village5 - 183 km
Lykoporia Greece Village5 - 183 km
Lidhoríkion Fokida Greece Village4 - 184 km
Komobotion Arta Greece City - 184 km
Klávsion Evrytania Greece Village5 - 184 km
Liménion Lakonia Greece Village4 - 184 km
Kostakioi Arta Greece Village5 - 185 km
Loùros Preveza Greece Village4 - 185 km
Galaxidi Greece Village5 - 185 km
Artotína Fokida Greece Village4 - 185 km
Áyios Spirídhon Arta Greece Village5 - 185 km
Pendeória Fokida Greece Village5 - 186 km
Frangísta Evrytania Greece Village4 - 186 km
Areopoli Greece Village5 - 186 km
Stefani Priveza Greece Village5 - 187 km
Galaxídhion Fokida Greece Village4 - 187 km
Riza Korinthia Greece Village5 - 187 km
Velaóra Evrytania Greece Village5 - 187 km
Pánitsa Lakonia Greece Village5 - 187 km
Arta Arta Greece City 16000 people 188 km
Neméa Korinthia Greece Village4 - 188 km
Kalesménon Evrytania Greece City - 189 km
Krokeaí Lakonia Greece Village4 - 189 km
Pírgos Diroú Lakonia Greece Village4 - 189 km

see full list


Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Zakinthos ZTH 4 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Argostolion EFL 18 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Andravida PYR 17 Mil. Paved Yes 10100
Araxos GPA 15 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
Kalamata KLX 8 Mil. Paved Yes 8700
Agrinion AGQ 30 Mil. Paved No 9600
Dhokimion 47 0
Aktion PVK 4 Mil. Paved Yes 9800
Tripolis 644 Mil. Paved No 6300
Sparti SPJ 152 Civ. Paved No 3200
Lamia 18 0
Porto Kheli Alexion PKH unknown 0
Spetsai JSS unknown 0
I. Kapodistrias CFU 2 Civ. Paved Yes 7700
Ioannina IOA 476 Civ. Paved Yes 7800
Megara 6 Mil. Paved No 4100
Kithira KIT 290 Civ. Paved Yes 4800
Elefsis 44 Mil. Paved Yes 8900
Nea Anchialos VOL 25 Mil. Paved Yes 9000
Tanagra 148 Mil. Paved Yes 9800
Ellinikon Airport 21 Civ. Paved Yes 11400
Gjirokaster 203 0
Larisa LRA 73 Mil. Paved Yes 11900
Tatoi 239 Mil. Paved Yes 4300
Stefanovikion 45 Mil. Paved No 5200
Volos Army 27 Mil. Paved No 3900
Athinai / Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Internation ATH 94 0
Marathon 5 Civ. Paved No 3800
Skiathos JSI 15 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Vlora 3 0
Crotone CRV 158 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Korce Northwest 853 0
Mifol 11 0
Berat / Stalin 34 0
Lecce LCC 48 Mil. Paved No 6100
Florina 640 0
Alexandria AXY 8 Mil. Paved No 5900
Logovardi 592 0
San Pancrazio 48 0
Srpci 577 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Keri Greece
Zante GRZAN Greece
Zakinthos Greece
Katakolon GRKAK Greece
Killini Greece
Argos (Argolis) GRARG Greece
Cephalonia Island Greece
Sami Greece
Assos Greece
Ithaca GRITH Greece
Ithaki Greece
Filiatra Greece
Proti Island Greece
Kiparissia Greece
Kato Akhaia Greece
Navarino GRNAV Greece
Pylos GRPYL Greece
Mesolongion Greece
Astakos Greece
Methoni GRMET Greece
Meganisi Greece
Kalamos Greece
Krionerion Greece
Patras GRGPA Greece
Messini Greece
Palairos Greece
Drepano Greece
Koroni Greece
Levkas GRLEV Greece
Navpaktos GRNPK Greece
Vonitsa Greece
Amfilokhia Greece
Yithion Greece
Kalamata GRKLX Greece
Aiyion Greece
Preveza Greece
Galaxidhion Greece
Arta Greece
Paxos Island Greece
Pirgos Greece
Itea GRITA Greece
Antikyra GRATK Greece
Paralion Astrous Greece
Levadhia Greece
Navplion GRNPL Greece
Parga GRPAR Greece
Leonidhion Greece
Cape Matapan Greece
Corinth GRCRG Greece
Kalamaki GRKLM Greece
Isthmia GRITM Greece
Plitra Greece
Igoumenitsa GRIGO Greece
Molos Greece
Agioi Theodoroi GRAGT Greece
Portokhelion Greece
Spetsai Greece
Agia Marina GRAGM Greece
Stylis GRSYS Greece
Ermioni GRERM Greece
Monemvasia Greece
Kerkyra (Corfu) GRCFU Greece
Aghios Konstandinos Greece
Neapolis GRNEA Greece
Megara Oil Terminal Greece
Achladi GRACL Greece
Euboea Greece
Aegina Island Greece
Megara GRMGR Greece
Poros Greece
Idhra Island GRHYD Greece
Cape Malea Greece
Salamis GRSAL Greece
Kapsali Greece
Loutra Aidhipsou Greece
Parapola Island Greece
Larimna Greece
Saranda ALSAR Albania
Eleusis GREEU Greece
Skaramanga GRSKA Greece
Perama GRPER Greece
Ormos Pteleou Greece
Drapetzona GRDPA Greece
Saint George GRDPA Greece
Tsingeli Greece
Piraeus GRPIR Greece
Athinai GRATH Greece
Limni GRLII Greece
Dhiavlos Steno Greece
Lefkandion GRLEF Greece
Volos GRVOL Greece
Vrisakia Greece
Agria Greece
Milina Greece
Kymassi GRKYM Greece
Aghios Yeoriyos Greece
Oropos GRORO Greece
Pilion Greece
Nea Psara Greece
Potamos Greece
Amarinthos Greece
Rafina GRRAF Greece
Lavrion (Laurium) GRLAV Greece
Ormos Raftis Greece
Ormos Avlaki Greece
Skiathos Island GRJSI Greece
Cape St. Maria Di Leuca Italy
Milaki GRMYL Greece
Aliverion GRALV Greece
Stomion Greece
Ormos Skopelou GRSKO Greece
Ormos Ayiou Nikolaou GRZEA Greece
Kymi (Kimi) GRKIM Greece
Cape Colonne Italy
Merikhas Greece
Skele E Vlores Albania
Otranto ITOTO Italy
Cape Rizzuto Italy
Crotone ITCRV Italy
Methonis Greece

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