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Earthquakes rattle the island of Lesvos; minor damages

Two earthquakes with magnitude 4.9 and 4.7 on the Richter scale and some 15 aftershocks have been rattling the island of Lesvos since the early morning hours of Saturday, January 7, 2023. Minor damages in houses and rock-slides. The seismic activity has caused minor damages in at least five house …

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Earthquake hits with 5.1R Evia, wildly shakes Athens

An earthquake initially measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rattled not only the epicenter area in Evia but also Greek capital Athens at 2:24 on Wednesday afternoon. Some seismological institutes gave the magnitude as 4.7 and 4.9 R. The epicenter of the earthquake was 5 km east of Psahna in …

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Earthquake in Evia rattles also Athens

A moderate earthquake in Evia was felt also in 57km away Athens late Wednesday afternoon. Several seismological institutes report different magnitudes ranging from 4.3 to 4.4 and 4.7 maximum on the Richter scale. The earthquake occurred at 5:28 p.m. on December 14, 2022. Its epicenter  was 7 km North-East of …

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Earthquakes rattle Evia and the Dodecanese

Two earthquakes, moderate this time, rattled the island of Evia again on Saturday and despite the low magnitude they were felt in Greek capital Athens as well. A 3.9 R earthquake occurred at 12;35 p.m. and was followed by another tremor of 3.8 R magnitude six minutes later. Both earthquakes …

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Earthquake rattles the island of Zakynthos with 4.3R

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale rattled the island of Zakynthos at 10.49 a.m. on Sunday morning, October 30, 2022. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 58 kilometers southwest of the village of Agios Leontas and had a focal depth of 10 kilometers. No …

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Earthquake 5R shakes central Greece, Athens: Seismologists can’t say if main tremor

“We still don’t know if it was the main earthquake. We don’t have many aftershocks (until 9:00 a.m.) Efthymios Lekkas, professor of Disaster Management at EKPA and president of Greek Earthquake Planning and Protection Orhanization, told CNN Greece on Sunday morning. The earthquake occurred at 1:02 early Sunday and its …

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Earthquake rattles with 5R the island of Crete

An earthquake rattled with 5 on the Richter scale the island of Crete early Sunday morning. According to Geodynamic Institute, the earthquake occurred at 7:04 and its epicenter was in the sea area 84 km south Goudoura in Lasithi, in the East of the island. Its focal depth was 8 …

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Earthquake strikes with 4.1R Skiathos and the Sporades islands

An earthquake hit with magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale the Sporades islands a few minutes before 6′ clock late Thursday afternoon. According to Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the sea area 39 km North of the island of …

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UPDATE Rocks fall on Shipwreck, after earthquake strikes with 5.4R between Kefalonia and Zakynthos

A earthquake stroke with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale between the islands of Zakynthos and Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea. Greece’s Geodynamic Institute announced. The tremor occurred at 10:36 Thursday morning 70 km West of Zakunthos and 57km South-West of Lixouri on Kefalonia. It focal depth was …

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Earthquake shakes the island of Lefkada with 4.3R

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the sea region off the island of Lefkada on Tuesday morning, short before 7 o’ clock. According to the Geodynamic Institute of he National Observatory of Athens, the epicentre was located in the sea, 8 km west-southwest of the village …

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Earthquake strikes with 4R the island of Lefkada

An earthquake stroke with magnitude 4 on the Richter scale the island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea on Sunday afternoon. The tremor occurred a few minutes before 3 o’ clock, south-west of the village of Vassiliki. According to Geodynamic Institute, the epicenter was 4 km West-SouthWest of Vassiliki and …

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Earthquake strikes with 4.8R the island of Samos

An earthquake stroke the island of Samos with 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale early Sunday morning. According to the Geodynamic Institute of Greece, the epicenter of the earthquake was  in the sea area, 27 km North-North-East from the island’s capital Vathi and had focal depth 11.8 km. Other seismological …

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Earthquake strikes Arkalochori, Crete, with 4.5 Richter

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook the town of Arkalochori on Crete at Wednesday noon. According to the Geodynamic Institute of Athens’ National Observatory that the earthquake epicenter was 10 km South-East of Arkalochori. Other seismic institutes gave the magnitude at 4.8 R. The tremor was …

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