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Over 3,800 houses & buildings declared “uninhabitable” in earthquake hit Crete

Almost 4,000 houses, businesses and public building have been declared as “uninhabitable”, so far, in central Crete, after the earthquake that stroke with 6 R Arkalochori and the broader area on September 27. 6,000 inspections have been conducted by teams of engineers from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportin residences, …

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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: Six people rescued from collapsed houses (pcts)

The fire brigades on Wednesday rescued six people trapped in collapsed houses in the village of Mesochori, following a 6 Richter earthquake that shook the Elassona region in central Greece. Among them, was an 83-year-old bed-ridden man, whose wife managed to escape and inform neighbors and authorities. The man who …

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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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