M 5.7 in Greece on 01 Aug 2021 04:31 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

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: 5.7M
Depth: 10.99 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.3895 , 27.0222
Event Date: 01 Aug 2021 04:31 UTC
01 Aug 2021 07:31 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km in MMI>=V
240000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000f155
Inserted at: 01 Aug 2021 04:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.2 (Turkey)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Turkey= 3.2; Greece= 2.5

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000f155 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.77  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1388726 0 01 Aug 2021 04:31 5.7M, 10.99km 4.55 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:19 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 , Region of Aegean Islands (population 456,800) . The nearest places are Mandrákion, Nikia, Páloi, Megálon Khorión, Livadia, Kéfalos, Kardhámaina, Andimákhia, Yaziköy, Khuríon, and Arginonda.

Radius Population
100 km 240000 people
75 km 87000 people
50 km 10000 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Aegean Islands Greece 450000 people
Mugla Turkey 610000 people
Aydin Turkey 890000 people
Crete Greece 530000 people
Izmir Turkey 2.9 million people
Denizli Turkey 810000 people
Antalya Turkey 1.2 million people
Burdur Turkey 270000 people
Manisa Turkey 1.2 million people
Usak Turkey 310000 people
Central Greece and Evvoia Greece -
Afyon Turkey 800000 people
Isparta Turkey 470000 people
Balikesir Turkey 1 million people
Kutahya Turkey 620000 people
Peloponnisos Greece 1 million people
Canakkale Turkey 460000 people
Bursa Turkey 1.7 million people
Konya Turkey 1.8 million people
Thessalia Greece 730000 people
Eskisehir Turkey 690000 people
Bilecik Turkey 190000 people
Thraki Greece 340000 people
Tekirdag Turkey 500000 people
Edirne Turkey 430000 people
Macedonia Greece 2.2 million people
Istanbul Turkey 7.9 million people
Paphos Cyprus 66000 people
Icel Turkey 1.3 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mandrákion Dodekanisos Greece Village - 26 km
Nikia Greece Village - 26 km
Páloi Greece Village - 28 km
Megálon Khorión Greece Village - 30 km
Livadia Greece Village - 31 km
Kéfalos Dodekanisos Greece Village 2200 people 40 km
Kardhámaina Greece Village - 45 km
Andimákhia Dodekanisos Greece Village - 47 km
Yaziköy Mugla Turkey Village - 51 km
Khuríon Greece Village - 54 km
Mesudiye Mugla Turkey Village - 56 km
Siparion Greece Village - 57 km
Argos Greece Village - 58 km
Döseme Mugla Turkey Village - 60 km
Kos Greece City 19000 people 61 km
Avlacia Greece Village - 61 km
Kálimnos Greece Village - 63 km
Chorion Greece Village - 64 km
Vathís Greece Village - 65 km
Chiglio Greece Village - 65 km
Arginonda Greece Village - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Kos KGS 125 Civ. Paved Yes 7800 45 km
Astipalaia JTY 47 Civ. Paved No 3200 62 km
Leros LRS 11 Civ. Paved No 3300 90 km
Diagoras RHO 4 Civ. Paved Yes 10600 95 km
Maritsa 62 Civ. Paved No 7800 98 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Nisiros Island Greece 29 km
Sirna Island Greece 30 km
Yali Island GRYLI Greece 32 km
Megalo Khorio Greece 35 km
Khalki Island Greece 52 km
Ormos Maltezana Greece 60 km
Kos GRKGS Greece 62 km
Kalimnos Island GRKMI Greece 63 km
Saria Island Greece 63 km
Alimnia Island Greece 63 km
Dodecanese Island Greece 68 km
Olimbos Greece 72 km
Simi Island Greece 78 km
Bodrum TRBXN Turkey 80 km
Levitha Island Greece 82 km
Lakkion Greece 84 km
Kinaros Island Greece 92 km
Khamili Island Greece 92 km
Karpathos Island Greece 99 km

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