GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model
Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2). Summary
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude: M4.6Depth: 28.57 KmEvent Date UTC: 13 Jan 2018 16:30Exposed Population: About 17000 people within 100km
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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Earthquake Event Impact Details
The earthquake happened off shore, near Greece, Region of Crete (population 537,807). The distance to the nearest coast is 71km.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. The nearest ports are Gavdhos Island (71km), and Kastelli (99km).
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 2700 people 0 50 km no people 0 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0
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