M 5.5 in Greece on 30 Oct 2018 15:12 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: 5.5M
Depth: 7 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.4692 , 20.4885
Event Date: 30 Oct 2018 15:12 UTC
Exposed Population: 200000 people within 100km
Source: NOAIG 41F01206
Inserted at: 30 Oct 2018 16:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 2.5 (Greece)

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Exposed population

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

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1234267 37.504/20.507 5.7 10 4.48 30 Oct 2018 15:34 00:22 (new episode)
2 0.01 1234267 37.512/20.508 5.7 10 4.59 30 Oct 2018 16:53 01:41 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1234267 37.512/20.508 5.7 10 4.59 30 Oct 2018 17:14 02:02 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Ionian Islands Greece 56000 people
Peloponnisos Greece 100000 people
Ionian Islands Greece 41000 people
Peloponnisos Greece 600000 people
Central Greece and Evvoia Greece 180000 people
Ipiros Greece 78000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kerion Greece Village5 <1000 people 32 km
Katastárion Zakynthos Greece Village4 - 37 km
Lithakiá Zakynthos Greece Village4 - 39 km
Khartáta Zakynthos Greece Village5 - 42 km
Volimais Zakynthos Greece Village4 - 44 km
Sakynthos Greece Village4 - 45 km
Planos Zakynthos Greece Village5 - 46 km
Zákinthos Zakynthos Greece Village4 12000 people 46 km
Vasilikó Greece Village4 - 48 km
Skinária Zakynthos Greece Village5 - 49 km
Loutrá Killínis Greece Village4 - 67 km
Argostoli Greece Village4 - 73 km
Vartholomión Ileia Greece Village5 3100 people 73 km
Katákolon Greece Village5 <1000 people 73 km
Killíni Greece Village4 - 74 km
Gastoúni Ileia Greece City 5800 people 76 km
Neokhori Ileia Greece Village4 - 76 km
Kavasilas Ileia Greece Village5 - 78 km
Lixoúrion Kefallinia Greece Village5 3100 people 78 km
Douneika Greece Village5 - 78 km
Kardhamás Ileia Greece Village5 - 79 km
Savalia Ileia Greece Village5 1100 people 79 km
Andravídha Ileia Greece City - 81 km
Amaliás Ileia Greece City - 81 km
Lekhainá Ileia Greece Village4 - 82 km
Pirgos Ileia Greece City 19000 people 84 km
Khavárion Ileia Greece City - 86 km
Skala Kefallinia Greece Village5 <1000 people 69 km
Valsamáta Greece Village5 - 70 km
Argostólion Kefallinia Greece City 8200 people 74 km
Mikháta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 75 km
Poros Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 75 km
Dhilináta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 80 km
Pouláta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 82 km
Vilatória Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 83 km
Sámi Kefallinia Greece Village5 <1000 people 86 km
Kardakáta Kefallinia Greece Village4 - 86 km
Epitalio Greece Village5 - 89 km
Varvasaina Ileia Greece Village5 - 91 km
Epitálion Ileia Greece Village4 - 92 km
Neokhórion Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 93 km
Ayía Evfimía Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 93 km
Anemokhori Greece Village5 - 93 km
Karatoulas Ileia Greece Village5 - 94 km
Manolas Ileia Greece Village5 1200 people 95 km
Várda Ileia Greece Village4 2600 people 95 km
Asos Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 96 km
Itháki Kefallinia Greece Village5 1700 people 97 km
Kréstena Ileia Greece Village4 5400 people 97 km
Makrisia Ileia Greece Village5 - 98 km
Platanos Llia Greece Village5 - 99 km
Kaiafa spa Greece Village5 - 99 km
Máyiras Ileia Greece Village5 - 99 km
Platanos Ileia Greece Village5 1100 people 100 km
Zakháro Ileia Greece City - 101 km
Kakovatos Greece Village5 - 101 km
Simopoulon Greece Village5 - 101 km
Filiatrá Greece Village4 6000 people 103 km
Lápas Achaia Greece Village4 - 104 km
Palikáta Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 105 km
Pórtai Ileia Greece Village5 - 105 km
Elia Messinia Greece Village5 - 106 km
Frikes Kefallinia Greece Village5 - 106 km
Fiskardhon Kefallinia Greece Village4 - 106 km
Stavros Greece Village4 - 107 km
Kiparissía Messinia Greece City - 107 km
Marathópolis Greece Village5 <1000 people 107 km
Araxos Achaia Greece City - 108 km
Kalo Nero Greece Village5 - 108 km
Ayia Trias Llia Greece Village5 - 109 km
Mileai Ileia Greece Village5 - 109 km
Lála Ileia Greece Village4 - 109 km
Katsandonaiika Ileia Greece Village5 - 110 km
Palaiokhórion Ileia Greece Village5 - 111 km
Gargaliánoi Messinia Greece City 5100 people 111 km
Vasilaki Greece Village5 - 111 km
Neokhórion Achaia Greece Village5 - 112 km
Lakkopetra Achaia Greece Village5 <1000 people 113 km
Sidirokastro Messinia Greece Village4 - 113 km
Mazaráki Achaia Greece Village5 - 114 km
Káto Akhaïa Achaia Greece City - 116 km
Metaxádha Messinia Greece Village5 - 117 km
Potamia Ileia Greece Village5 - 117 km
Kallithea Ileia Greece Village5 - 117 km
Khóra Messinia Greece City - 118 km
Brostovitsi Achaia Greece Village5 - 118 km
Khióna Achaia Greece Village5 - 119 km
Neochori Greece Village5 - 120 km
Monastíri Messinia Greece Village5 - 120 km
Katokhi Aitoloakarnania Greece City - 121 km
Monastiráki Arkadia Greece Village5 - 121 km
Lambia Greece Village5 - 122 km
Dhórion Messinia Greece Village5 - 122 km
Andrítsaina Ileia Greece Village4 - 123 km
Vrachneika Greece Village5 - 123 km
Vasilikón Achaia Greece Village5 - 123 km
Psári Messinia Greece Village4 - 124 km
Pílos Greece Village4 - 125 km
Koromiléa Messinia Greece Village5 - 125 km
Kondáraina Lefkada Greece Village5 - 125 km
Vlakhópoulon Messinia Greece Village5 - 125 km
Astakós Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 2400 people 125 km
Vasiliki Lefkada Greece Village5 <1000 people 126 km
Aitolikón Aitoloakarnania Greece Village4 - 126 km
Dhímitra Arkadia Greece Village5 - 126 km
Aitoliko Greece Village5 - 126 km
Gouria Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 - 127 km
Vasilikon Akhaia Greece Village5 - 128 km
Boyiázi Messinia Greece Village5 - 128 km
Mesolóngion Aitoloakarnania Greece City 10000 people 128 km
Khandrinón Messinia Greece Village4 - 129 km
Berékla Ileia Greece Village5 - 129 km
Áyios Pétros Lefkada Greece Village5 - 129 km
Tripotama Arkadia Greece Village5 - 129 km
Stavrodhrómi Arkadia Greece Village4 - 129 km
Stréfi Messinia Greece Village5 - 129 km
Kalamos Lefkada Greece Village5 <1000 people 130 km
Katokhórion Lefkada Greece Village5 - 130 km
Vathí Lefkada Greece Village5 - 130 km
Tropaia Arkadia Greece Village5 - 130 km
Methoni Greece Village4 - 131 km
Ellinoekklisía Messinia Greece Village5 - 131 km
Paralia Achaia Greece Village5 - 131 km
Khalandrítsa Achaia Greece Village4 - 131 km
Evinokhórion Aitoloakarnania Greece Village4 - 131 km
Políkhni Messinia Greece Village5 - 131 km
Stamna Aitoloakarnania Greece Village5 <1000 people 131 km

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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
Agrinion AGQ 30 Mil. Paved No 9600
Kalamata KLX 8 Mil. Paved Yes 8700
Dhokimion 47 0
Aktion PVK 4 Mil. Paved Yes 9800
Tripolis 644 Mil. Paved No 6300
Sparti SPJ 152 Civ. Paved No 3200

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
Meganisi Greece
Kalamos Greece
Methoni GRMET Greece
Krionerion Greece
Patras GRGPA Greece
Messini Greece
Palairos Greece
Levkas GRLEV Greece
Drepano Greece
Koroni Greece
Kalamata GRKLX Greece
Navpaktos GRNPK Greece
Vonitsa Greece
Preveza Greece
Aiyion Greece
Amfilokhia Greece
Arta Greece

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