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Greece to survey off Crete, Ionian Sea for possible natural gas reserves, says PM

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday that Greece will restart its surveying program for the regions to the west and the southwest of Crete and the Ionian Sea in western regions, as it seeks to disengage from Russian natural gas. “Our attention will return to the potential domestic gas …

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Operation of public and private sector in Attica & Crete Jan 27

Normalcy will partly return to Attica and Crete tomorrow Thursday, 27. January 2022, after two days of “obligatory holiday” due to snow weather Elpis. According to an announcement by the government spokesman the instructions about the operation of the public and private sector as well as the retail and schools …

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Another Earthquake strikes Crete with 5.3R after 5.7R on Wed morning (UPD)

An earthquake rattled with 5.7 on the Richter scale the island of Crete early Wednesday morning causing distress to local residents. The epicenter of the earthquake at 7:08 a.m. was in the sea area 48 km South-West of Arvi in eastern Crete and its focal depth was 42.7 km. There …

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Earthquake rattles with 5.2 R magnitude Crete; second tremor strikes with 5.4 R later

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale rattled the island of Crete early Sunday evening, December 26, 2021. Three and a half hours later, another, stronger tremor occurred in the same area with 5.4 R. According to seismology institutes in the country, the earthquake with 5.2 Roccurred at 5:15 …

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Omicron cases in Greece rise to 26; dozens more under investigation

Confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in Greece have reached 26, health authorities announced on Monday morning. The majority of them are not related to travel. Dozens of suspected cases under examination. The confirmed cases of the Omicron variant have reached 26 on Monday from 17 last Thursday. President of …

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Earthquake rattles with 5.4 R southern Greece, felt in Athens

An strong earthquake rattled with 5.4 on the Richter scale parts of southern Greece early on Saturday morning. The tremor occurred in the sea area between western Crete and south Peloponnese at 7:16 a.m. local time, the Athens Geodynamic Institute reported. Its focal depth was 57.6 km. Greek media reported …

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