M 5.8 in Greece on 18 May 2020 23:22 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.2018 , 25.526
Event Date: 18 May 2020 23:22 UTC
19 May 2020 01:22 Local
Exposed Population: About 92000 people in MMI>=IV
About 38000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70009k7k
Inserted at: 19 May 2020 04:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.5 (Greece)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70009k7k Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.69  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1311180 0 18 May 2020 23:22 5.8M, 10km 3.88 40 thousand 04:40 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1311180 34.202/25.526 5.8 10.0 3.841 18 May 2020 23:43 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1311180 34.202/25.526 5.8 10.0 3.841 18 May 2020 23:59 00:36 (upd of #1)
3 0 1311180 34.202/25.526 5.8 10.0 3.841 19 May 2020 00:02 00:40 (upd of #2)
4 0 1311180 34.202/25.526 5.8 10.0 3.84 19 May 2020 00:20 00:57 (upd of #3)
5 0 1311180 34.202/25.526 5.8 10.0 3.84 19 May 2020 01:00 01:38 (upd of #4)
6 0 1311180 34.202/25.526 5.8 10.0 3.835 19 May 2020 01:30 02:08 (upd of #5)
7 0 1311180 34.218/25.518 5.8 10.0 3.849 19 May 2020 03:51 04:28 (upd of #6)
8 0 1311180 34.218/25.518 5.8 10.0 3.849 19 May 2020 04:03 04:40 (upd of #7)
9 0 1311180 34.218/25.518 5.8 10.0 3.883 19 May 2020 23:25 1d 00:02 (upd of #8)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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