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Two earthquakes with same epicenter strike in North Attica

Two earthquakes with the same epicenter stroke in the North of Attica Prefecture Friday noon. The epicenter was located 3km north of Oinofyta and 13km south of Halkida on the island of Euboea. The first tremor stroke with magnitude of 3.4 R at 13:06. Two minutes later, at 13:08,  another …

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Earthquake strikes the island of Kos with 4.5R magnitude

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale stroke in the sea area off the island of Kos in the Dodecanese on Tuesday noon. The Earthquake occurred at 12:36 noon time, the epicenter was 36 km east of the island. The tremor was especially felt in Kos due to the …

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Earthquake 5.1 Richter East of Alonnisos jolts the Sporades islands

A powerful tremor of 5.1 R stroke between Alonnisos and Skyros  short after midnight and had locals jump out of their beds. The earthquake occurred in the sea area and had a very low depth. The earthquake occurred at 1:49 a.m. on Thursday. According to the Geodynamics Institute of Athens, …

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Dog missing after 6.3R earthquake returns home when school bell rings

For one year, the dog called Bubis was the mascot of the primary school in Vrisa on the island of Levsos. He disappeared from the area after the powerful 6.3 R earthquake stroke on June 12th,  devastated the village and brought also the school to collapse.When the school bell rang …

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Earthquake 6.6R caused soil deformation in Kos, subsidence and uplift in Kara Ada

The powerful earthquake that stroke with a magnitude of 6.6 R caused distortions of the geological morphology on the island of Kos and the small Kara Ada islet outside the port of Bodrum in Turkey. Experts from the Remote Sensing Research Team of Harokopio University in Kallithea, Athens, found out …

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Kos Earthquake: Swedish and Norwegian victims still in critical condition

Two of the victims seriously injured during the earthquake on the island of Kos on Friday are still in critical condition. The 21-year-old Swedish man injured with multiple trauma and brain bleeding remains intubated. The 23-year-old Norwegian man who underwent amputation in both legs is in the Intensive Care Unit …

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Kos earthquake: Airport traffic with minor delays, sea traffic with small boats via Kalymnos & Nissyros

Transportation to and from the island of Kos is at 90 percent through the airport, Athens News Agency reported on Friday after the earthquake 6.6R caused serious damage at the port of the island. Smaller boats transfer passengers from and to Kos via the islands of Kalymnos and Nissyros, which …

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Earthquake 6.4R triggers mini tsunami, floods coastal roads in Greece and Turkey

The powerful earthquake of 6.4R that stroke the island of Kos trigger a tsunami of 70 cm height. the phenomenon has been confirmed by the director of the Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, Akis Tselentis, and seismologist Gerasimos Papadopoulos. The tsunami carried small fishing boats ashore. Bigger …

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Kos Earthquake 6.4R leaves two dead tourists, dozens of injured LIVE reporting

Kos earthquake: Two dead, more than 120 injured, among them 5 in critical condition. Majority of the injured are tourists. Serious damages in the port of the island of Kos after a powerful earthquake stroke with 6.4 R short after midnight. One third of the island is without electricity. No …

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200 earthquake-hit locals sleep on the streets after tourist season opened on Lesvos

Some 200 people, residents of the village largely destroyed by the earthquake, are back on the streets, seeking a place to sleep. They were staying in hotels and touristic rooms since the earthquake with 6.4 R stroke the island of Lesvos on June 12 2017  and destroyed the majority of …

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The earthquake moved Lesvos 4.4cm away from Chios, seismologists say

Measurements of two geodetic stations installed on the two islands showed that the distance between Lesvos and Chios increased by 4.4 cm because of the 6.3 (6.1R) earthquake of June 12 2017. This is what Thanassis Ganas, geologist-seismologist and research director at the National Observatory in Athens claims. Speaking to …

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