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
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

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  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.

Tsunami affected locations

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
25-Oct-2018 22:58:14 Skinaria Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:02:99 Loutraki Aitolia kai Acamania Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:05:86 Villaggio Turistico Alimini Italy  0.1
25-Oct-2018 22:57:14 Sakynthos Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:12:42 Levkas Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:57:75 Poros Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:00:23 Ayia Evfimia Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:08:56 Preveza Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:30:85 Argostoli Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:24:78 Asos Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:06:51 Kastrosikia Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:22:91 Koronisia Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:11:32 Elia Messinia Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:51:14 Fiskardhon Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:03:26 Roca Vecchia Italy  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:11:27 Otranto Italy  0.1

See full locations list (RSS)


Initial conditions

Title: ""35km SW of Lithakia""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 39 km
  • Width: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 6.8 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 310 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 18 degree
  • Rake: 118 degree
  • Depth: 14 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 17.563, 34.506, 23.563, 40.506
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.5 minutes

Sea Level

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