M 5.8 in Greece on 29 Mar 2024 07:12 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 1421640
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 25.5 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.3286 , 21.3156
Event Date: 29 Mar 2024 07:12 UTC
29 Mar 2024 08:12 Local
Exposed Population: 50 thousand in MMI V
Inserted at: 29 Mar 2024 07:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Greece)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000m8q9 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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 (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),