M 5.9 in Greece on 19 Oct 2021 05:32 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 41.53 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.5883 , 28.3882
Event Date: 19 Oct 2021 05:32 UTC
19 Oct 2021 07:32 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us6000fvtm
Inserted at: 19 Oct 2021 14:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 (Greece)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000fvtm Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1403193 0 19 Oct 2021 05:32 6M, 37.84km 3.44 N/A (in MMI>=VII) 00:19 NEIC
1403259 0 19 Oct 2021 05:32 5.9M, 41.53km 3.43 N/A (in MMI>=VII) 08:43 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Greece , Region of Aegean Islands (population 456,800) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Aegean Islands Greece 460000 people
Crete Greece 540000 people
Antalya Turkey 1.2 million people
Mugla Turkey 610000 people
Denizli Turkey 820000 people
Burdur Turkey 280000 people
Aydin Turkey 900000 people
Paphos Cyprus 67000 people
Marsa Matruh Egypt 190000 people
Afyon Turkey 800000 people
Isparta Turkey 470000 people
Izmir Turkey 2.9 million people
Nicosia Cyprus 270000 people
Kafr ash Shaykh Egypt 2.2 million people
Limassol Cyprus 150000 people
Manisa Turkey 1.3 million people
Al Buhayrah Egypt 2.1 million people
Al Iskandariyah Egypt 3.5 million people
Usak Turkey 320000 people
Konya Turkey 1.9 million people
Icel Turkey 1.4 million people
Kyrenia Cyprus 38000 people
Tubruq Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 94000 people
Larnaca Cyprus 71000 people
Ad Daqahliyah Egypt 4.2 million people
Al Gharbiyah Egypt 3.4 million people
Dumyat Egypt 890000 people
Kutahya Turkey 630000 people
Farmagusta Cyprus 140000 people
Al Minufiyah Egypt 2.7 million people
Balikesir Turkey 1.1 million people
Ash Sharqiyah Egypt 4.1 million people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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