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Greece/Albania border region - Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 March 2020)

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  • An earthquake of 5.6 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in northwestern Greece on 21 March at 00.49 UTC (2:49 local time). The epicentre was located approximately 7 km north of the Kanalaki village of the Municipality of Parga (Epirus Region).
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 1,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 12,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.
  • As of 23 March, no fatalities and major damage were reported. Media report two persons slightly injured and a number of buildings (old and uninhabited houses) collapsed in the Kanallaki village.