domingo, 16 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:0km) in Greece at 7/16/2017 2:51:27 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 4.6M, Depth:0km
  • 16 Jul 2017 02:51:27 UTC
  • 417606 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Source: EMSC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 35.11, 25.38
  • Time (UTC): 16 Jul 2017 02:51:27
  • Time (ECT): 16 Jul 2017 04:51:27

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inGreece, Region of Crete (population 537,807). The nearest places are Ano Viánnos (6km), Skinias (9km), Áyios Yeóryios (11km), Arkalokhórion (11km), Kastellion (11km), and 77 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Kasteli (runway 8000ft, 10km), N. Kazantzakis (runway 8900ft, 31km), Tympaki (56km), and Sitia (runway 2300ft, 66km). The nearest ports are Aghios Nikolaos (32km), Iraklion (33km), Ierapetra (34km), Dia Island (37km), Kali Limenes (55km), and 1 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 370000 people 21
50 km 310000 people 39
20 km 35000 people 28
10 km 6000 people 19



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