M 4.9 in Greece on 22 Sep 2012 06:15 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 1: (22 Sep 2012 06:54).

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: km
Lat/Lon: 40.1993 , 20.8889
Event Date: 22 Sep 2012 06:15 UTC
Exposed Population: 1250000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Sep 2012 06:54 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 86 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

China to resume nuclear reactor programmeWed, 26 Sep 2012 04:38:00 +0200. Beijing’s ambitious reactor building programme is set to resume in the fourth quarter following a suspension imposed after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, official media reported on Wednesday. The Shanghai Securities News , citing gover
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Cashing in on the death of othersWed, 26 Sep 2012 01:08:00 +0200. But Bryan Freeman, from Habersham Funding in Atlanta, does not think there is much risk of that happening. "In the US it is a crime to commit murder," he says. "In fact, it has been a crime in most of the world since God gave Moses the 10 c
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B.C. expects 1.5-million tonnes of tsunami debrisTue, 25 Sep 2012 22:15:00 +0200. The B.C. government says it expects 1.5-million tonnes of debris will hit the province's shores following the 2011 Japanese tsunami — but experts disagree on when it might arrive.
Pandas become diplomatic casualties over tense tiesTue, 25 Sep 2012 22:14:00 +0200. Pandas Become Diplomatic Casualties It was supposed to be a goodwill gesture. After the earthquake and tsunami devastated much of her Japanese city last ...

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (35), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),