M 5.5 in Greece on 09 Jan 2022 21:43 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 1305226
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)
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2022 07:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.2 (The Republic of North Macedonia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: 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.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),