M 5.5 in Greece on 30 Oct 2018 15:12 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 1160535
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 7 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.4692 , 20.4885
Event Date: 30 Oct 2018 15:12 UTC
30 Oct 2018 16:12 Local
Exposed Population: 200000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Oct 2018 16:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.5 (Greece)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
41F01206 Scaled population (vector) 4.93  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.61  
  INFORM_normalised 0.69  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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A new earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted the island of Zakynthos in the early hours of Friday, a week after the area was hit by a tremor with a magnitude of 6.4. The latest quake was recorded at 4:33 a.m. and was felt thro
At least 10 dead in Italy after gales, tide surges wreak havocTue, 30 Oct 2018 19:42:00 +0100.

Oct. 30 (UPI) -- At least 10 people are dead in Italy after two days of severe weather that's caused historic flooding, authorities said. Italy has seen gales that sent trees crashing into vehicles, water surges that destroyed a port and hi
Zante earthquake: 5.7-magnitude quake hits off west coast of GreeceTue, 30 Oct 2018 19:09:00 +0100.

An earthquake has hit the popular Greek holiday island of Zante. The 5.7-magnitude quake hit off the south west coast of the island on Tuesday afternoon. A cluster of several smaller tremors also hit the area earlier in the day, according t
Zante earthquake: Tremor measuring 5.7 magnitude off coast of Greek ho ... Tue, 30 Oct 2018 17:42:00 +0100.

An earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude has been measured off the coast of Greek holiday island Zante. The tremor could first be felt in the early hours of Tuesday, less than a week after the area was hit by a huge 6.8 magnitude earthquake. T

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),