Mw 6.4 earthquake, Peloponese, Greece on June 08th, 2008 at 12:25 UTC
- An event of magnitude Mw 6.4 occurred on 08/06/2008 at 12:25:28.0 UTC in Peloponese, Greece.
- Send us pictures or videos of the main shock effects
- Report compiled by ITSAK staff in cooperation with Patras Civil Engineering Department and Prof. J. Stewart from UCLA
- Surfaces ruptures, sent on June 12th 2008 by Kokkalas S., Xypolias P. and Koukouvelas I. (pdf).
- Preliminary Macroseismic Report, by Vicki Kouskouna on 12 June 2008
- New preliminary slip model (Univ. of Athens).
- Quick assessment of the fault plane by Sokos, Serpetsidaki, Tselentis and Zahradnik (pdf).
Distances to cities:
37 km SW Pátrai (pop 163,360 ; local time 15:25 2008-06-08)
22 km NE Amaliás (pop 19,579 ; local time 15:25 2008-06-08)
12 km SE Várda (pop 3,307 ; local time 15:25 2008-06-08)
Preliminary Macroseismic Report on this earthquake.
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Figure 1: Intensity map generated with the results of the online questionnaire
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Pictures of damaged buildings from Káto Akhaía (20km southwest of Patras) sent by a witness (click pictures to enlarge):
|New church Agios Vasilios||Old church Agios Vasilios||Cemetery||Cemetery|
Another picture from Káto Akhaía (20km southwest of Patras) sent by a witness (click pictures to enlarge):
Epicenter location(click to enlarge)
Moment tensors solutions(click to enlarge)
|More information on the main shock|
|Figure 2: Aftershocks distribution||Figure 3: Preliminary aftershocks map. From main shock occurrence until 11/06/2008 03:20 UTC (by Dr Athanassios Ganas, National Observatory of Athens)|
|Figure 4: Aftershocks distribution from main shock occurence until 08/07/2008 (one month). The red circle represents the main shock.