M 5.8 in Greece on 18 May 2020 23:22 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 1218653
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
Inserted at: 19 May 2020 04:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 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  
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Latest media headlines

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EMSC: Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes central Mediterranean SeaThu, 21 May 2020 05:23:00 +0200.

. PARIS, May 21 — An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck in the central Mediterranean Sea region early today, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicentre of the quake, about 240 km south-west of Greece
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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 (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),