M 5.7 in Greece on 01 Aug 2021 04:31 UTC
Shakemap
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.

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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 ,of Aegean Islands (population 456,800) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1388726 36.39/27.022 5.7 11.0 5.1 01 Aug 2021 04:52 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1388726 36.39/27.022 5.7 11.0 4.546 01 Aug 2021 05:43 01:11 (upd of #1)
3 0 1388726 36.39/27.022 5.7 11.0 4.546 01 Aug 2021 06:35 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1388726 36.39/27.022 5.7 11.0 4.546 02 Aug 2021 04:35 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Aegean Islands Greece 9200 people
Mugla Turkey 1300 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity 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

see full list


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)
Kos KGS 125 Civ. Paved Yes 7800

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Nisiros Island Greece
Sirna Island Greece
Yali Island GRYLI Greece
Megalo Khorio Greece
Khalki Island Greece

More information

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