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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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Spectacular Waterspout in Evia (video)

A spectacular waterspout occurred in the island of Evia. The unique phenomenon , especially due to its size, was recorded by a local resident, Spiros Sorips and posted on social media. Video: The island of Evia was hit by stormy weather front ELIAS on Wednesday, casuing floods and destruction in …

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Storm ELIAS floods Evia, causes problems in other regions (videos)

Storm ELIAS is testing with floods the residents of the island of Evia since the early morning hours of Wednesday. The severe weather phenomena flooded whole villages mostly in the northern part of the island and sent people on roof tops. Bridges collapsed when rivers and streams overflowed, landslides blocked …

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Wildfire in Karystos, south Evia; 2nd fire caused by power cable (video)

A wildfire broke out in a remote forest area at Melissonas, in Karystos, south Evia island, on Friday afternoon. The fire broke out in a ravine where firefighters do not have easy access and it is burning a forest in Rouklia area of Agios Dimitrios in Karystos Municipality. According to …

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Missing shepherd found dead in Evia fires

The charred body of a missing shepherd was found on Tuesday at a hard to access area in Platanistos of Karystos, in south Evia currently battling fires. Concerned about the safety of his sheep, the 41-year-old man went out on Sunday afternoon to move his animals to a place safe …

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Mysterious lights over Evia and Rhodes (videos)

Mysterious lights appeared in the night sky over the islands of Evia and Rhodes on Sunday, July 16, 2023. The lights appeared and disappeared having locals and tourists wondering about the phenomenon. the lights weren’t neither UFOS nor riding or fallen angels as some suggested but Εlon Musk’s Starlink SpaceX …

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High school student fires at teacher with air gun

A high school teacher in Halkida on the island of Evia, was attacked with an air gun, police said on Thursday. The 43-year-old teacher told police that a teenager, accompanied by two friends, pulled out an air gun and hit her at the abdomen. She said she wasn’t injured. She …

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Evia delicacies at mini food expo at Syntagma metro Jan 6-8

Locally produced food delicacies from the northern section of the island of Evia will be on show at the Syntagma metro station exhibition hall in downtown Athens from Friday to Sunday, January 6-8, 2023. The three-day mini food expo aims to showcase to Athenians the broad selection of foods produced …

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Earthquake hits with 5.1R Evia, wildly shakes Athens

An earthquake initially measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rattled not only the epicenter area in Evia but also Greek capital Athens at 2:24 on Wednesday afternoon. Some seismological institutes gave the magnitude as 4.7 and 4.9 R. The epicenter of the earthquake was 5 km east of Psahna in …

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Earthquake in Evia rattles also Athens

A moderate earthquake in Evia was felt also in 57km away Athens late Wednesday afternoon. Several seismological institutes report different magnitudes ranging from 4.3 to 4.4 and 4.7 maximum on the Richter scale. The earthquake occurred at 5:28 p.m. on December 14, 2022. Its epicenter  was 7 km North-East of …

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Earthquakes rattle Evia and the Dodecanese

Two earthquakes, moderate this time, rattled the island of Evia again on Saturday and despite the low magnitude they were felt in Greek capital Athens as well. A 3.9 R earthquake occurred at 12;35 p.m. and was followed by another tremor of 3.8 R magnitude six minutes later. Both earthquakes …

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Two survivors of Kafireas shipwreck arrested on suspicion of human trafficking

Two men who are believed to be responsible for the sinking of a boat that cost the lives of 22 people at Cape Kafireas were arrested by the Port Authority of Karystos, in southern Evia island, on Thursday. According to the 12 survivors, the boat was carrying 68 migrants when …

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Dozens missing, 11 rescued after migrants boat sinks off Evia (video)

A large-scale Search And Rescue operation has been ongoing in the sea near Cape Kafireas between Evia and Andros on Tuesday after a sailing boat carrying migrants sank with an an unknown number of passengers onboard. Nine people who managed to reach the rocky islet of Mandilos have been rescued …

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