M 5.5 in Greece on 21 Jun 2021 22:14 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 1274103
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 8.93 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.4273 , 27.03
Event Date: 21 Jun 2021 22:14 UTC
22 Jun 2021 01:14 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km in MMI>=V
250000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jun 2021 15:39 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.2 (Turkey)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Turkey= 3.2; Greece= 2.5


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ef1g Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.77  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Topic #EarthquakeThu, 24 Jun 2021 11:09:00 +0200.

On 11 March 2011, a 9 to 9.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the shore of Tohoku, Japan. This was the biggest recorded earthquake in Japan and one of the five largest earthquakes in the world since the beginning of instrumental observatio
Strong earthquake hits Greece; there are no reports yetTue, 22 Jun 2021 10:46:00 +0200.

According to the statement, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the Aegean Sea at a depth of 2 km, Reuters reports. So far, there are no reports of possible victims or material damage. Efthimios Lekas, Professor of geology and President
Greece hit by strong earthquake, media provide detailsTue, 22 Jun 2021 09:07:00 +0200.

Greece was hit by a strong earthquake in the early hours of today. Greek media report that the tremors were measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale. The quake was recorded at 01.14 and was 20 km west of Tilos. According to the Geodynamic Institu
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes Dodecanese Islands in GreeceTue, 22 Jun 2021 05:45:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck on the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Turkey Border region on Tuesday. This is what the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said, adding that the quake was at a depth of 2 km. (Reuters) R

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),