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One man killed, 11 people injured as earthquake rattles Crete with 6R

One man was killed and at least eleven people have been injured when an earthquake rattled Crete with powerful 6 on the Richter scale at 09:17 local time on Monday morning. The Geodynamics Institute of National Observatory of Athens initially gave the magnitude as 5.8R but much later it corrected …

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Earthquake 6R causes mini tsunami in south-eastern Crete (picts, video)

The earthquake that stroke off the island of Crete with a magnitude of 6 R on Saturday afternoon caused a mini tsunami, Greek seismologists and international scientists confirmed later on the day. The slight change of the sea level was observed by local residents as withdrawal and return of the …

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Earthquakes rattle the island of Crete with 6R and 5R

A powerful earthquake rattled the island of Crete with a magnitude of 6 Richter. The earthquake stroke at 03:51 Saturday afternoon, May 2, 2020, and was followed by another strong tremor of 5R half an hour later. The epicenter of the 6R was in the sea area, 140 km south …

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Earthquake Crete: 20 people injured, 60% of homes & businesses collapsed or damaged

The earthquake on the island of Crete on Monday morning has, so far, left behind one dead, twenty people injured, dozens of homeless, hundreds of damaged houses and businesses and damaged infrastructure. The powerful earthquake stroke with 6 R at 9:17 on Monday morning with its epicenter being very close …

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Earthquakes 5.4R and 4.6R rattle the island of Rhodes

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale occurred at 07:06 on Monday morning shaking the island of Rhodes and the rest of Dodecanese as well as the West coast of Turkey. The tremor occurred 25 km north-northeast of the island of Rhodes with a focal depth of 67.4 km. …

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Earthquake 4.6 R and aftershocks rattle Chania and West Crete UPD

A strong earthquake with 4.6 R magnitude and following aftershocks rattled Chania and the western Crete on Friday. The tremor of 4.6R stroke at 10:45 Friday morning. Its epicenter being in the sea area 28 km South-West of Sfakia. Its focal depth was at 8.5 km. The tremor was particularly …

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Flooded rivers and streams as heavy rainfalls & strong winds strike Crete

Heavy rainfalls and strong winds have been striking the island of Crete since early Friday morning, confirming the meteorologists forecast. The biggest island of Greece is isolated by air and sea as winds blowing with intensity of up to 10 Beaufort have brought ferries traffic to halt, while airplanes have …

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Sahara Dust covers the islands of Crete and Rhodes (pictures)

The sky over the islands of Crete and Rhodes in the south Aegean Sea has been covered with billions of Sahara dust particles coming from North Africa. While large parts of Greece are dealing with huge volumes of rain, Crete and Rhodes have been under attack by billions of particles …

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Greece revises Kos Earthquake magnitude to 6.6R, more than 200 aftershocks

Greece’s Geo-dynamics Institute revised to 6.6 Richer the magnitude of the powerful earthquake that stroke Kos in the early morning hours of Friday. In a statement issued by the Institute, director Aksi Tselentis said that based on data from the national Seismological Network and the Geodynamics Institute of the National …

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Earthquake jolts Crete with magnitude 5.2 R

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted Crete at 2:46 p.m. on Saturday. The epicenter was in the sea 57 km south of Agia Galini and 10 km south-east of Gavdos island. The depth is estimated to be 27 km. The earthquake lasted several seconds. No injuries or …

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Underwater drilling for research at the volcanic complex of Santorini

The US research vessel ‘JOIDES Resolution’ will carry out drilling in the sea area of Santorini from mid December 2022 until mid February 2023. The aim of the drilling is the reconstruction of the geological history of the volcanic complex of Christiani, Santorini and Kolumbo by collecting sediment cores from …

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Greece: 2,156 coronavirus cases, 8 deaths, 188 intubations; geo distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Monday 2,156 new coronavirus cases and 8 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units increased further to 188, twelve more than a day earlier. Note that due to weekend, PCR and Rapid test are several …

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The Nursing Home of Horror: Prosecutor investigates death of 68 elderly in Chania

Appalling conditions in a nursing home in Chania may have lead to the deaths of 68 to 72 elderly. Excessive use of sedatives and ill-treatment nearing torture. Elderly left to starve, tied in their beds, often beaten by personnel. Filth and negligence and accommodation in the basement for those paying …

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Weather for every taste: Snow and thunderstorms, stormy south winds and sunshine

A gradual weather deterioration is expected from the North-West, with rain- and thunderstorms and snow, but also strong south winds with mud-rain. The weather deterioration will affect almost the entire country until late Saturday evening and large parts on Sunday. Forecast Saturday, Dec 16 2017 The weather phenomena will be …

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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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