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Double earthquake strikes with 5.7R and 4.5R western Greece

A double earthquake occurred in the Ionian Sea shortly after 9 am on Friday, March 29. The tremors of magnitude 5.7 and 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred with a difference of one minute off Messinia and Ilia, south-western Peloponnese, and south of the island of Zakynthos. According to preliminary …

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Earthquake rattles with 4.7 R the island of Corfu

An earthquake rattled with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scald the island of Corfu early Friday morning. Intense seismic activity in the area. The earthquake occurred at 7:20 a.m. in the sea area 34.7 km South-West of the island in the Ionian Sea and at a focal depth …

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Earthquake rattles with 4.6R the island of Rhodes

An earthquake rattled with 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale the island of Rhodes in the eastern Aegean early Friday morning. The tremor occurred at 6.27 a.m. in the sea area 16 km northeast of the city of Rhodes. Its focal depth was 45.8 km. No injuries or damages were …

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Earthquake rattles with 4.8R Leonidio, east Peloponnese, felt in Athens

An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale rattled Leonidio and the broader area in Argolida. eastern Peloponnese, and was felt in Athens as well. The earthquake was recorded at 7:20 on Tuesday morning. According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter of the …

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Earthquake rattles with 4.3R the island of Zakynthos

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale rattled the island of Zakynthos earlier on Thursday. Its preliminary magnitude was initially given as 4.4R. Seismologists appear reassuring even though they are concerned about the earthquake impact on the famous sightseeing Navagio – Shipwreck- . According to the Geodynamic Institute of …

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Earthquake rattles with 5.2 R the island of Evia

A strong earthquake rattled with a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale the island of Evia on Friday morning and was felt in Athens, 85 km away, and even in Corinth and Argolida some 180 km afar. According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the …

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Two earthquakes jolt the island of Kassos in south Aegean Sea

Two earthquakes measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale were recorded on Thursday off the island of Kassos in the southern Aegean Sea, the Athens National Observatory’s Geodynamics Institute said. The tremors were recorded at 10.18 a.m. and 10.24 a.m. The first quake’s epicenter was located in the sea region 28km …

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Earthquake rattles with 4.6R Symi and Rhodes

An earthquake rattled with 4.6 on the Richter scale the island of Symi in the south-east Aegean Sea on Monday evening. Some seismological institutes reported the magnitude as 4.3 R and some with 4.9 R. The tremor occurred at 18:46 local time and its epicenter was in the sea area …

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Beach in Chania evacuated due to landslide risk after earthquake

An evacuation operation of beach “Glyka Nera” near Sfakia in the south coast of Chania Prefecture  was carried out on Tuesday morning, due to the fear of a landslide, following the strong earthquake on Sunday. Teams of the Port Authority and Police went to the beach and advised the bathers …

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Gorges in Chania shut down also Aug 14; Samaria Gorge maybe longer

Gorges in the Chania Prefecture, Crete, will remain closed to visitors also on Monday, August 14, 2023, local authorities have announced. Deputy Regional Governor of Chania ordered the shutdown of all gorges in the region after the earthquake on Sunday morning. The Samaria Gorge shut down at 11 p.m., immediately …

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Earthquake: Tourist with serious leg injuries in Samaria gorge taken to hospital

The 45-year-old Spanish tourist, who suffered serious leg injuries during a hike in Samaria Gorge after the earthquake in Chania, was rescued and transferred to the local hospital. The man was injured when parts of a rock fell on him following the earthquake that stroke with 4.9 Richter on Sunday …

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Earthquake rattles with 4.2R Amorgos and Santorini islands

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale struck between the islands of Santorini and Amorgos in the central Aegean Sea on Friday morning. The earthquake that rattled both island occurred at 10:49 local time. According to preliminary information by the Athens-based Institute of Geodynamics, the epicenter …

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Earthquake shakes Zakynthos with 4.4 Richter

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale struck the island of Zakynthos at 7:53 on Monday morning. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the sea area 78 kilometers west-southwest of Zakynthos Its focal depth was recorded at 8.5 kilometers. No injuries or damages have been reported. Head …

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Earthquake shakes with 5.2R Astypalaia and Crete

Α strong earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter occurred in the sea area 25 kilometers south of the island of Astypalaia in the south Aegean Sea. Some seismology institutes give the magnitude also as 5.1R, 5.3R and 5.5. R The earthquake occurred at 11 o’ clock Wednesday night, April 26, …

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Earthquake measuring 5.2 R occurs off the island of Kithira

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale occured at 18:36 on Tuesday, in the sea 118.5 km off the north-western of the island of Kithira in southern Greece. According to some international seismological institutes the earthquake was measuring 5.6 R. The earthquake had a focal depth of 10km. No …

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Tentoglou to auction his “Inappropriate shoes” for the earthquake-hit children in Turkey & Syria

Greece’s long jumper and Olympic gold medalist Miltos Tentoglou will auction his “inappropriate shoes” that had cancelled his 8.40m long jump. The money from the auction will be donated for the children victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The auction was proposed by his trainer Giorgos Pomaski and …

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Greece’s humanitarian aid for earthquake victims leaves for Turkey, Syria

The first ship carrying humanitarian aid for earthquake victims is departing from Keratsini port to Iskenderun (Alexandretta) port in Turkey early Wednesday afternoon. An airplane is scheduled to bring humanitarian aid to victims in Syria on Thursday.. The ship will transport five trucks with material strictly requested by Turkey such …

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