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Earthquake jolts Central Greece with 5.2 R magnitude UPD picts

An earthquake with 5.2 R rattled Central Greece and had residents rushing out of their homes on Friday morning. The earthquake occurred at 10:12 a.m. on 31. August 2018. Its epicenter is located in Argithea, especially in the triangle of Drakotrypa – Pefkofyto-Oxya. in the mountain area West of Lake …

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Two earthquakes rattle Samos island and the eastern Aegean Sea

An earthquake with magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 11:10 on Thursday morning. Epicenter was the beach of Marathokampos in the south of the island of Samos in the Eastern Aegean Sea. The earthquake had a debt of 10 km. Two hours earlier, at 9:44 a tremor with …

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Earthquake tremors rattle Ioannina in Western Greece

Three earthquake tremors rattled the Prefecture of Ioannina and some area in Epirus in Western Greece on Wednesday morning. The first earthquake with magnitude 4.2 R occurred at 09:49 a.m. with epicenter 13km North-West of the city of Ioannina in the area between Kalpaki and Zitsa. The earthquake had a …

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Earthquake 4.2 R strikes Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, just hours after 5.5R in the South

Three hours after the powerful earthquake off Pylos in South Peloponnese, another tremor stroke Thessaloniki, in the North of the country. The Earthquake had a magnitude of 4.2 R and its epicenter was located between villages Askos and Evaggelismos, 30 km North-East of Thessaloniki. The earthquake occurred at 11:21 a.m. …

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Earthquake 5.5R strikes off Pylos, SW Peloponnese

A powerful earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale stroke in the sea area off Pylos in South-West Peloponnese at 08:15 on Monday morning, June 25, 2018. The epicenter is located  34 km South-West of Pylos, 28km SW of Methoni 75 km West of Kalamata and 170 km South of …

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Earthquake with magnitude 4.6 R rattles South Peloponnese

An earthquake with magnitude 4.6 on the Richer scale occurred at 11:52 Tuesday morning, June 5 2018,  in South Peloponnese.e The epicenter was in the sea of  the Gulf of Lakonia, 35 km West of Neapoli and 21 km South of Gytheio. Due to low depth at 5 km, the …

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Earthquake 4.1 R strikes Athens, felt all across Attica prefecture

An earthquake occurred ten minutes before Tuesday midnight 29 km North-East of Athens. Despite the moderate magnitude the tremor was felt all over the Attica prefecture due to a low depth. Initial measurements gave the magnitude as 3.8 R, it was later corrected to 4.2 and finally to 4.1 R. …

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Earthquake 4.7 R rattles the Cyclades and the Dodecanese

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on Richer scale stroke the South Aegean Sea at 06:56 p.m. on Tuesday and rattled the islands of the Cyclades group and the Dodecanese. The epicenter was in the sea area 21 km North-West off the island of Astypalaia and South-East off the island of Amorgos. …

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Moderate earthquakes strike Zakynthos, Crete, Patras and Sporades in less than

Greece is showing an intense seismic activity on Thursday with four earthquakes to have struck Zakynthos, Crete, Patras and Sporades in less than ten hours. The tremors caused concern among locals, however, Greek seismologists appear reassuring. The first tremor occurred at 1:45 Thursday morning with a magnitude of 4.8 R. …

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15 aftershocks in Athens after 4.5R earthquake. What seismologists say

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Fifteen aftershocks measuring from 1.3 to 2.9 on the Richter scale occurred in the area of Stamata in North-East Athens in the next twelve hours, after the 4.5R that stroke short after 10 p.m. with a powerful tremor due to the focal depth of just 5 km. The earthquake does …

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Earthquake 4.5R rattles Athens, causes concern among residents due to powerful tremor

A strong earthquake stoke Greek capital Athens a few minutes after 10:00 p.m. Monday.  The tremor was powerful and of some duration and caused concern among residents of Athens and the suburbs. Preliminary estimations refer to 4.5 R. The epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km North-East of the Greek …

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A “flock” of low intensity earthquakes strikes East Attica, causing concern to residents

A series of consecutive tremors stroke the area of east Attica in the early morning and morning hours of Tuesday, January 9, 2018, causing concern to the residents who reportedly felt each and every tremor. A total of 18 tremors have occurred so far in the area with the biggest …

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4.6R earthquake strikes strikes Central Greece on New Year’s Eve

An earthquake with a magnitude 4.6 on Richter scale rattled Athens and central Greece early Sunday morning, witnesses said, with no immediate reports of damage. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the coast of Dombraina, 86 km west of Athens at 6.02 am (0402 GMT) and 33 km north-west …

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If big earthquake causes tsunami in the Aegean, it will reach coast in 10-15 minutes, says professor

If an earthquake measuring over 7 on the Richter scale causes a tsunami in the Aegean, people will have just 10-15 minutes to react until the wave slams on the coast, said Costas Synolakis, Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Crete, during a speech at an event at …

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Moderate earthquake strikes 40km North-West from Athens

A moderate earthquake stroke with magnitude 3.7 R forty kilometers North-West from Greek capital Athens at 9:43 a.m. on Friday morning. The epicenter was located in Villia, 19 km south of Thiva. The tremor occurred in a depth of 10 km. Although the tremor was very moderate, it was especially …

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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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