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M 4.6 in Greece on 13 Jan 2018 16:30 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 30 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 16:30 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 4000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 17:27 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.5 (GRC)


Known identifiers for this event: 2018axes (noaigid) us2000cjat (neicid) 641072 (emscid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 833 | About casualties: 79 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake shakes Greece with tremors felt in Athens

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:16:00 +0100independent-UK (en)

Monday 15 January 2018 21:04 GMT; Click to follow The Independent Online “Strong” tremors were felt in Athens following a moderately powerful earthquake in Greece on Monday evening. More follows… More about: We use cookies to enhance your visit to our site and to bring you advertisements that might interest you.

Earthquake rattles Greece, felt in Athens

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:13:00 +0100ynetnews (en)

ATHENS – An earthquake that rattled Greece on Monday night was felt in the capital Athens, a Reuters reporter said. The US Geological Survey said the 4.4 magnitude quake struck 51 km (30 miles) south-southeast of Patras.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (68), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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