M 5.5 in Greece on 09 Jan 2022 21:43 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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.8416 , 21.3763
Event Date: 09 Jan 2022 21:43 UTC
09 Jan 2022 23:43 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI
2 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000gaex
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2022 07:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (The Republic of North Macedonia)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Albania= 4.2; The Republic of North Macedonia= 3.7; Greece= 2.5

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.4 0.4
us7000gaex Scaled population (raster) 2.2  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1420351 0.4 09 Jan 2022 21:43 5.5M, 10km 6.74 2 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 10:14 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 Macedonia (population 2,267,051) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
2000 people
70000 people
65000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.4 1420351 40.842/21.376 5.5 10.0 7.147 10 Jan 2022 09:04 11:20 (new episode)
2 0.4 1420351 40.842/21.376 5.5 10.0 6.735 10 Jan 2022 21:49 1d 00:05 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Macedonia Greece <1000 people
Macedonia The Republic of North Macedonia <1000 people
Macedonia Greece 23000 people
Macedonia The Republic of North Macedonia 36000 people
Macedonia Greece 66000 people
Macedonia The Republic of North Macedonia 8600 people
Macedonia Greece 460000 people
Macedonia The Republic of North Macedonia 490000 people
Korce Albania 160000 people
Pogradec Albania 51000 people
Kolonje Albania <1000 people
Thessalia Greece 14000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Niki Florina Greece Village - 8 km
Flóriná Florina Greece City 16000 people 7 km
Armenokhori Greece Village - 8 km
Itea Florina Greece Village - 11 km
Mesókambos Florina Greece Village - 14 km
Bitola The Republic of North Macedonia Major city 85000 people 21 km
Novaci The Republic of North Macedonia Village 1300 people 24 km
Meliti Florina Greece Village - 17 km
Bukovo The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 17 km
Brod The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 20 km
Veleselo The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 21 km
Dolno Dupeni The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 22 km
Vévi Florina Greece Village - 22 km
Suvodol The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 28 km
Capari The Republic of North Macedonia Village 1500 people 28 km
Mogila The Republic of North Macedonia Village 2100 people 30 km
Budakovo The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 35 km
Lopatica The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 35 km
Skopos Florina Greece Village - 22 km
Lánga Florina Greece Village - 23 km
Kotas Florina Greece Village - 24 km
Aëtós Florina Greece Village - 24 km
Vatokhórion Florina Greece Village - 26 km
Kella Florina Greece Village - 26 km
Amíndaion Florina Greece City - 32 km
Kastoría Kastoria Greece City 16000 people 36 km
Filótas Florina Greece City - 37 km
Korisos Kastoria Greece Village - 38 km
Carev Dvor The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 39 km
Pojan Albania Village - 39 km
Peraia Florina Greece Village - 39 km
Arnissa Pella Greece Village - 39 km
Bitinckë Albania Village - 39 km
Bilisht Albania Village 7100 people 40 km
Maniakoi Kastoria Greece Village - 40 km
Perdhika Kozani Greece Village - 40 km
Liqenas Albania Village - 40 km
Kapshticë Albania Village - 41 km
Resen The Republic of North Macedonia City 9700 people 41 km
Smilevo The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 41 km
Mesopotamia Kastoria Greece Village - 42 km
Staravina The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 43 km
Kanatlarci The Republic of North Macedonia Village 1000 people 43 km
Cangonj Albania Village - 43 km
Argos Orestikón Kastoria Greece Village - 43 km
Pilur Albania Village - 43 km
Zvezdë Albania Village - 44 km
Pyrghoi Kozani Greece Village - 44 km
Komnina Kozani Greece Village - 44 km
Ptolemais Kozani Greece City 27000 people 45 km
Trnovci The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 45 km
Zemblak Albania Village - 45 km
Baban Albania Village - 45 km
Voghatsikon Kastoria Greece Village - 47 km
Hoçisht Albania Village - 47 km
Vogatsiko Greece Village - 47 km
Podgorie Albania Village - 48 km
Órma Pella Greece Village - 48 km
Alarup Albania Village - 49 km
Asvestopetra Kozani Greece Village - 50 km
Menkulas Albania Village - 50 km
Trpejca The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 51 km
Mengulas Albania Village - 51 km
Agras Greece Village - 52 km
Miras Albania Village - 53 km
Çëravë Albania Village - 53 km
Sopotnica The Republic of North Macedonia Village 1400 people 54 km
Dunje The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 54 km
Mborje Albania Village - 55 km
Komanos Kozani Greece Village - 55 km
Polikarpi Greece Village - 55 km
Barç Albania Village - 55 km
Sovjan Albania City - 55 km
Pretushë Albania Village - 55 km
Korcë Albania City 59000 people 55 km
Drithas Albania Village - 56 km
Erátira Kozani Greece City - 56 km
Ohrid The Republic of North Macedonia City 54000 people 56 km
Leskoec The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 56 km
Vashtëmi Albania Village - 56 km
Flamouria Pella Greece Village - 56 km
Krivogastani The Republic of North Macedonia Village 2400 people 57 km
Drenovë Albania Village - 57 km
Apsalos Greece Village - 57 km
Pirg Albania Village - 57 km
Neapolis Kozani Greece Village - 58 km
Edhessa Pella Greece City - 58 km
Sosandra Pella Greece Village 1200 people 58 km
Prilep The Republic of North Macedonia City 73000 people 59 km
Neapoli Kozanis Greece Village - 59 km
Amígdhala Kozani Greece Village - 59 km
Buçimas Albania Village - 59 km
Maliq Albania Village 3700 people 59 km
Aridhaía Pella Greece City - 60 km
Pogradec Albania City 26000 people 60 km
Krusevo The Republic of North Macedonia City 5200 people 61 km
Galatini Kozani Greece Village - 61 km
Vërdovë Albania Village - 62 km
Dolneni The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 62 km
Udenisht Albania Village - 63 km
Lavdar i Korçës Albania Village - 64 km
Neokhóri Pella Greece Village - 64 km
Pletvar The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 64 km
Naousa Imathia Greece City - 64 km
Marína Imathia Greece Village - 65 km
Kamenicë Albania Village - 65 km
Siátista Kozani Greece City - 65 km
Skydra Greece Village - 66 km
Exaplatanos Pella Greece Village - 66 km
Kapíniani Pella Greece Village - 67 km
Lin Albania Village - 67 km
Tetrálofon Kozani Greece Village - 67 km
Meseista The Republic of North Macedonia Village - 67 km
Drepano Kozani Greece Village - 67 km
Episkopí Pella Greece Village - 67 km
Skídhra Pella Greece City - 68 km
Kopanos Imathia Greece Village - 68 km
Ropotovo The Republic of North Macedonia Village <1000 people 68 km

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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)
Florina 640 0
Logovardi 592 0
Srpci 577 0
Aristoteles KSO 665 Civ. Paved Yes 5300
Prilep 618 0
Korce Northwest 853 0
Ohrid OHD 705 Civ. Paved Yes 8300
Dolneni 598 0
Philippos KZI 634 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Alexandria AXY 8 Mil. Paved No 5900

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Strezevo Semenica 1982

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