M 5.7 in Greece-Albania Border Region on 21 Mar 2020 00:49 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1210856
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 39.3741 , 20.6329
Event Date: 21 Mar 2020 00:49 UTC
21 Mar 2020 02:49 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VII
730000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Mar 2020 03:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Greece)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Albania= 4.2; Greece= 2.5

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.1
us70008db1 Scaled population (raster) 1.95  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.69  
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Olympic flame lands in Japan as doubts grow over Tokyo GamesFri, 20 Mar 2020 20:16:00 +0100.

MATSUSHIMA AIR BASE, Japan (AP) — The Olympic flame on Friday completed its difficult journey from Greece to Japan. That signified a small, symbolic victory for the IOC and local organizers, who maintain the Tokyo Olympics will open on July
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Japón ya se plantea aplazar los Juegos por el coronavirusFri, 20 Mar 2020 19:40:00 +0100.

Ciudadanos japoneses se hacen fotos con la llama olímpica, recién llegada de Grecia, en Ishinomaki. - PHILLIP FONG (AFP) Las primeras grietas en el convencimiento japonés de poder llevar a cabo los Juegos Olímpicos este verano salieron est
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Japón ya se plantea aplazar los Juegos por el coronavirusFri, 20 Mar 2020 19:16:00 +0100.

Ciudadanos japoneses se hacen fotos con la llama olímpica, recién llegada de Grecia, en Ishinomaki. - PHILLIP FONG (AFP) Las primeras grietas en el convencimiento japonés de poder llevar a cabo los Juegos Olímpicos este verano salieron est
...(more)
Olympic flame lands in Japan as doubts grow over Tokyo GamesFri, 20 Mar 2020 19:07:00 +0100.

MATSUSHIMA AIR BASE, Japan (AP) — The Olympic flame on Friday completed its difficult journey from Greece to Japan. That signified a small, symbolic victory for the IOC and local organizers, who maintain the Tokyo Olympics will open on July
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),