M 6.7 in Greece on 25 Oct 2018 22:54 UTC

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: 6.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Event Date: 25 Oct 2018 22:54 UTC
25 Oct 2018 23:54 Local
Exposed Population: 240000 people within 100km
Source: GEOFON gfz2018uyjt
Inserted at: 25 Oct 2018 23:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.5 (Greece)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
GEOFON 0.2 0.1 0.2
gfz2018uyjt Scaled population (vector) 5.12 Max wave alert 0.12m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 0.12m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability -0.61      
  INFORM_normalised 0.69      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1232986 0.4 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.5M, 10km N/A 220 thousand 0.4m (at 00:07) 00:04 NOAIG
1232990 0.2 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.7M, 10km N/A 240 thousand 0.1m (at 01:10) 00:06 GEOFON
1232995 0.4 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.5M, 10km N/A 220 thousand 0.4m (at 00:07) 00:07 EMSC
1233000 0.4 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.8M, 16.55km 6.91 230 thousand 0.5m (at 00:06) 00:20 NEIC
1233011 0.1 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.4M, 5km N/A 250 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:36 NOAIG
1233015 0.7 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.8M, 10km N/A 250 thousand 0.7m (at 00:05) 00:39 EMSC
1233019 0.5 25 Oct 2018 22:54 6.8M, 14km 7 230 thousand 0.5m (at 00:06) 01:04 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.

Tsunami affected locations

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.6m in Katastarion, Greece. This height is estimated for 25-Oct-2018 22:58:38.

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
25-Oct-2018 22:58:38 Katastarion Greece  0.6
25-Oct-2018 22:58:64 Kerion Greece  0.4
25-Oct-2018 23:00:00 Volimais Greece  0.2
25-Oct-2018 23:04:64 Vasiliko Greece  0.2
25-Oct-2018 23:01:38 Skinaria Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:12:00 Skala Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:13:64 Valsamata Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:27:00 Filiatra Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:34:38 Argostoli Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:31:64 Gargalianoi Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:07:64 Diso Italy  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:07:64 Santa_Cesarea_Terme Italy  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:27:00 Cephalonnia_Argostoli Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:27:00 Kardakata Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:01:38 Tricase Italy  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:24:00 Methoni Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:25:38 Vartholomion Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:48:00 Kiparissia Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:04:38 Porto_Badisco Italy  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:55:38 Douneika Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:45:00 Khartata Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:36:00 Kalo_Nero Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:13:38 Elia_Messinia Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:54:00 Sakynthos Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:40:64 Katakolon Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:40:64 Katakolo Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:24:00 Pilos Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:40:64 Epitalio Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:33:00 Epitalion Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:19:64 Vilatoria Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:58:38 Pirgos Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:19:64 Zakharo Greece  0.1
25-Oct-2018 23:07:64 Loutra_Killinis Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:31:64 Zakinthos Greece  0.1
26-Oct-2018 00:13:38 Killini Greece  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: "M6.8 Ionian Sea"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 39 km
  • Width: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 6.8 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 310 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 18 degree
  • Rake: 118 degree
  • Depth: 10 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 17.56, 34.5, 23.56, 40.5
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.5 minutes

Sea Level

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