sábado, 17 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:40.7km) in Greece at 6/16/2017 11:42:44 PM

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 4.9M, Depth:40.7km
  • 16 Jun 2017 23:42:44 UTC
  • 264162 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 40.7 km (deep)
  • Source: NOAIG
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 36.7979, 22.9748
  • Time (UTC): 16 Jun 2017 23:42:44
  • Time (ECT): 17 Jun 2017 01:42:44

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inGreece, Region of Peloponnisos (population 1,079,573). The nearest places are Sikea (4km), Rikhéa (5km), Áyios Ioánnis (5km), Moláoi (10km), Veliés (11km), and 83 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Sparti (runway 3200ft, 44km), Porto Kheli Alexion (57km), Kithira (runway 4800ft, 58km), and Spetsai (65km). The nearest ports are Monemvasia (13km), Plitra (17km), Neapolis (34km), Yithion (36km), Leonidhion (42km), and 13 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 110000 people 6
50 km 53000 people 6
20 km 18000 people 14
10 km 4500 people 14



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