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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 rattles with 4.4.R the island of Crete

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale rattled the East of Crete short after 9 o’ clock on Wednesday morning. The epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km North-East of Agios Nikolas and 8 km East of Sitia. The focal depth was 19 km. The tremor was felt in …

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Three earthquakes shake the island of Crete; the strongest 4.8R

An earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale hit the island of Crete short after noon on Saturday, The epicenter was 8 km East of Sitia in the East of the island and was particularity felt also in Agios Nikolaos but in Heraklio as well. The focal depth was 20.5 kilometers. …

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Earthquake strikes with 4.8R the island of Karpathos, felt on Crete, Rhodes

An earthquake hit with 4.8 Richter the island of Karpathos early Friday evening. Its epicenter was in the maritime area, 39km North-West of the island. The focal depth of the tremor that stroke at 6:02 p.m. was 12.6 km. The tremor was strong and was felt also on the islands …

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Earthquake 5.6 R strikes between the islands of Crete and Karpathos

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurred between the islands of Crete and Karpathos two minutes before Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Its epicenter was in the sea area East of Crete, 40 km away from Sitia, 75 km from Agios Nikolaos and 123 km from Heraklio. It was …

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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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Earthquake 6.1R strikes between Crete and Kythera, NW of Chania

An earthquake measuring 6.1 R stroke in the sea area between the islands of Crete and Kythera at 9:23 a.m. on Wednesday. No tsunami risk, say Greek seismologists. The tremor was so powerful that it was felt also in half of Greece, including the far away mainland. Preliminary reports about …

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Earthquake rattles the island of Crete with 4.2R

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An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale rattled the island of Crete on Tuesday afternoon. Τhe Greek Geodynamics Institute gives the tremor magnitude as 4.1 R, other international institutes as 4.2R The earthquake occurred short after 3:00 p.m. with its epicenter to be located in the sea area, 38 …

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Series of moderate earthquakes strike Crete, biggest 4.8R

A moderate earthquake struck with magnitude 4.8 R the sea area North off the island of Crete at 10:58 a.m. on Monday morning. According to Geodynamics Institute, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 68km off Agios Nikolaos in East Crete. It occurred in a depth of 55 km. No …

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Earthquake rattles the island of Crete with 5.3 R

A strong earthquake rattled with magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale the island of Crete at 07:39 early Wednesday morning. According to the Athens Geodetic Institute’s automatic solution, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 31 km South-West of Heraklion in Central Crete and its depth was at approximately 70 …

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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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Prosecutor launches criminal investigation on website claiming ‘9.5R earthquake in Crete’

The prosecutor of Herakleio, Crete, launched a criminal investigation and assigned the Department of  Electronic crime at Greek Police to urgently investigate the alleged claims that a very strong earthquake of 9.5 R would strike the island of Crete in August. At first stage, the Electronic Crimes Department will seek …

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UPD: Powerful Earthquake 6.3R jolts Crete (video)

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Western of Crete on Saturday afternoon. The earthquake occurred at 4:11 p.m. on Saturday in the sea area 63 km western of Chania and 23 km below the sea surface. According to  Greek  Geodynamic Institute, the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.3R, …

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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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Crete: New Earthquake 4,9R

A new earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale occurred  in the sea area between the islands of Crete and Santorini. The earthquake occurred at 12.50 pm on Saturday and had the same epicentre as the two previous earthquakes that jolted Crete with 5.2R on Thursday and Friday. No injuries …

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