lunes, 19 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:10km) in Greece at 6/19/2017 4:55:37 AM

Green Earthquake in Greece


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km
  • 19 Jun 2017 04:55:37 UTC
  • 714301 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 38.0842, 21.1134
  • Time (UTC): 19 Jun 2017 04:55:37
  • Time (ECT): 19 Jun 2017 06:55:37

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Greece, Region of Peloponnisos (population 1,079,573). The distance to the nearest coast is 16km. The nearest places are Killíni (16km), Lekhainá (20km), Neokhori (21km), Manolas (1200 people , 21km), Várda (2600 people , 22km), and 111 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Andravida (runway 10100ft, 23km), Araxos (runway 9800ft, 28km), Zakinthos (runway 7200ft, 42km), Argostolion (runway 8000ft, 53km), Agrinion (runway 9600ft, 60km), and 1 more. The nearest ports are Killini (17km), Zakinthos (38km), Kato Akhaia (39km), Mesolongion (41km), Ithaca (41km), and 19 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 570000 people 32
50 km 160000 people 20
20 km 2600 people 2
10 km no people 0



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