M 6.6 in Greece on 12 Oct 2021 09:24 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 1289811
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.88 , 26.4
Event Date: 12 Oct 2021 09:24 UTC
12 Oct 2021 11:24 Local
Exposed Population: 90 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 15:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2.5 (Greece)


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
GEOFON 0 0.3 0.3
gfz2021tzpm Scaled population (vector) 4.82 Max wave alert 0.31m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 0.31m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability -0.61      
  INFORM_normalised 0.69      
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 510 | About casualties: 86 | Last hour: 0

Billion Tree Tsunami ‘fails’ to hit Balochistan2021-10-16T08:39+0200.

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Special Initiatives on Thursday expressed annoyance after being told that only six million saplings had been planted in Balochistan under the Billion Tree Tsunami Program
3 killed after M4.8 quake hits Indonesia's Bali 1 hour ago | KYODO NEW ... 2021-10-16T07:10+0200.

At least three people were killed after a magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit the Indonesian resort island of Bali early Saturday morning, local authorities said. According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, seven others were seriously i
More flee as Canary Island eruption continues, creates 'lava tsunami'2021-10-16T06:35+0200.

By Phil Helsel Several hundred more people on the Spanish island of La Palma have been told to evacuate as a volcano erupts and creates a river of lava being compared to a tsunami. No casualties have been reported in the eruption of Cumbre
Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes Buala, Solomon Islands: USGS2021-10-16T06:03+0200.

Honolulu The quake was at a depth of 33 km (20.51 miles), and was about 155 km west-southwest of Buala, the USGS said. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following the quake in the Solomon Islands. The quake was recorded at approximately

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (91), (5), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),