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Dancing to Richter-Scale Tunes: 5 Earthquakes in Less than 24 Hours

 Intense seismic activity has been recorded in Greece with five earthquakes to have occured in less than 24 hours. With minimum 4 and maximum 5.1 on the Richter scale, the earthquakes in several parts of Greece did not cause any human injuries or material damage. Seismologists say ‘they are observing the …

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Santorini Volcano Magma is Swelling

 Our magma is swelling, our income is shrinking. These are Greek realities on Monday, September 10th 2012. Why our income is shrinking is very obvious and does not need surveys or experts to tells us why. But that the magma (the chamber of  liquid rock) under the Santorini volcano is swelling is …

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Greece: Earthquake 5.5R South-East of Rhodes Island

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 04:55 p.m. on Monday afternoon. The epicentre was in the sea area, 120 km south-east of the island of Rhodes in a depth of 10 km in the breach of the Greek arrow. The earthquake was particularly felt on the …

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German Geologist Claims, Tsunami Could Hit Greece

A German geologist claims a tsunami could hit Greece. The scientific research claims of Klaus Reicherter, Professor for Neotectonics and Natural Hazards at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany, are based on centuries-old sources, like fifth-centry BC historian Herodotus ( 484 BC –  425 BC) and on the findings of excavations in the village of ancient Potidaea …

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Crete: New Earthquake 4,9R

A new earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale occurred  in the sea area between the islands of Crete and Santorini. The earthquake occurred at 12.50 pm on Saturday and had the same epicentre as the two previous earthquakes that jolted Crete with 5.2R on Thursday and Friday. No injuries …

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Earthquake Shakes Peloponnese

An earthquake measuring 4.9 R rocked the western Peloponnese peninsula.  According to Geodynamic Institute of Athens, the epicenter of the quake was about 30 miles south of the port city of Patras and four kilometers below the earth’s surface. There were no reports about injuries or material damages. Residents of the area …

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Greece urges Turkey to halt plans on nuclear plant in Akkuyu Bay

Athens urged Ankara to halt its plans to build a nuclear plant at the Akkuyu area, in the southern province of Mersin at the eastern Mediterranean Sea. An area situated hazardously close to an active earthquake producing fault line. Concerned after the nuclear crisis in Japan, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called his …

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Greek student in Japan recounts her earthquake experience

Greek news portal cosmo.gr contacted Greek student Christina Anagnostopoulou, 25, student at the University of Tokyo. Anagnostopoulou was interviewed via Skype and described her experience from the 8,8 earthquake that shattered Japan and shocked the world. Cosmo.gr talked toAnagnostopoulou at 10:30 am Greek time/ 05:30 pm in Japan. While they were talking aftershocks were occurring …

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