M 4.6 in Greece on 13 Jan 2018 16:30 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1130878
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 30 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.44 , 23.3
Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 16:30 UTC
Exposed Population: About 4000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 17:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.5 (Greece)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
EMSC 0 0
641072 Scaled population (vector) 2.67  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.61  
  INFORM_normalised 0.69  
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Latest media headlines

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Moderate earthquake jolts AthensTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:09:00 +0100.

ATHENS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- A moderate earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted Athens on Monday, according to the Greek Geodynamic Institute which revised downwards preliminary estimates. No injuries or material damages have be
Civil Defence 'confident' in emergency mobile alert system safeguardsMon, 15 Jan 2018 23:51:00 +0100.

The Ministry for Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM) is "confident" no false alerts will be sent by its new emergency mobile alert system. On Sunday a wave of panic was sparked in Hawaii after the wrong button was pushed on the U
Terremoto, scossa di magnitudo 4.4 in Grecia -Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:49:00 +0100.

su Atene - paura tra la popolazione - 15 gennaio 2018 : intensa scossa di terremoto nel cuore della Grecia . Epicentro su Atene . Tanta paura tra la popolazione . Una scossa di terremoto relativamente intensa è stata registrata oggi 15 genn
4.4-magnitude quake jolts AthensMon, 15 Jan 2018 23:25:00 +0100.

jolted Athens today, the national observatory and experts said. The quake had a depth of just five kilometres and an epicentre 24 kilometres northeast of the Greek capital. It was followed by weaker aftershocks, the observatory said. "The

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),