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Earthquake shakes the island of Rhodes with 4.7 R

An earthquake shook the island of Rhodes with a magnidute of 4.7 on the Richter scale at 6:48 early Friday evening. The earthquake epicenter was located in the sea areas 16 km West-South-West of Katavia and its focal depth was 17.5 km. The tremor was felt in the south of …

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Weather warning for heavy rain- and thunderstorms on Crete, Dodecanese

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning of heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, possible hail fall and locally stormy wind. EMY said in its warning that the weather deterioration will affect the island of Crete as well as the Dodecanese with intense weather phenomena, , especially the south parts …

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Greece warns Turkey over planned drilling off south Aegean islands

The Turkish ambassador in Athens was summoned to the Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday and was handed out a demarche, a protest note, about Ankara’s plans to start drilling off the islands of Rhodes, Karpathos and Crete. A few hours earlier, Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikos Dendias, had underlined that Greece …

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Turkey to drill off the islands of Crete, Karpathos and Rhodes

Turkey plans to start drilling south of the Greek islands of Crete, Karpathos, Kasos and Rhodes, claiming it is justified to do so according to its maritime boundaries with the Tripolis-based government in Libya. Requests for drilling submitted by the company Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) to the General Directorate of …

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Crete 5.7R: What scientists say about the intense seismic activity

Seismologists in Greece appear reassuring about the intense seismic activity south of the island of Crete. The magnitude of earthquake that stroke at 2:22 a.m. on Tuesday was corrected from initial 5.2 R to 5.7R. Note, that earthquake magnitudes vary due to different seismological stations and institutes. That #earthquake sequence …

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Nurse on the remote island of Karpathos tested positive on coronavirus

Coronavirus has reached also the Dodecanese, after a nurse at the Health Center on the remotes island of Karpathos was tested positive. “The first official case confirmed by the National Health Organization has been recorded on our island,” a statement issued by the management of the Health Center said on …

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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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Three earthquakes 5.1R, 4R and 5.8R rattle Karpahos, South Dodecanese

The island of Karpathos and the south Dodecanese have been shaking on Thursday, with three earthquakes and aftershocks. The first two earthquakes hit off Karpathos early Thursday morning. The first tremor measured 5.1 on the Richter scale and the second 4 R. Anotherone with 5.8R followed in early afternoon. The first …

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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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Turkey “eliminates” Greece’s Kastellorizo in effort to delineate its EEZ

Turkey escalates its provocations and inflammatory rhetoric towards Greece by claiming that Greek islands in the East Aegean Sea, in general, and the small island of Kastellorizo, in particular, do not have a continental shelf and therefore are partly within Greek territorial waters. It is the first time, Ankara explicitly …

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Earthquake rattles Rhodes and Karpathos with 4.9 Richter

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale rattles the islands of Rhodes and Karpathos in the south-eastern Aegean Sea on Wednesday. The tremor occurred in the sea area between Rhodes and Karpathos at 02:58 early Wednesday afternoon. The epicenter was 46 km North-East of Karpathos and 98km South-West of …

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Earthquake strikes with 4.8R Karpathos while PM visits the island

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An earthquake with magnitude 4.8 R rattled the island of Karpathos short before one o’ clock Saturday. Its epicenter was in the Aegean Sea, 71 km South-East off the island. No damages or injuries were reported. 4⃣5⃣ 🇬🇷 Σεισμός ML 4.5, 03/08 12:51, βάθος 10 χλμ, 92 χλμ ΝΑ από …

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Karpathos and Kassos in “state of emergency” after torrential rains strike the islands

Heavy rainfalls that keep falling for hours on the islands of Kassos and Karpathos largely damaged the infrastructure in these two islands in the south Dodecanese. The extreme rainfalls started on Thursday midnight and continued until Friday, March 29. Tonnes of water came down mountains and hills, passed through the …

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Two earthquakes rattle Karpathos, following 4.4R off Zakynthos

Two earthquakes within three minutes rattled the island of Karpathos in the South Aegean Sea Friday noon. The tremors occurred hours after another earthquake had stroke the island of  Zakynthos in the Ionian. The first earthquake stroke Karpathos with 4.1R at 12:29. Three minutes later, at 12:32, the second one …

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Greece and US discuss a military base on Karpathos, South Aegean Sea

Greece and the United States are reportedly discussing the creation of a military base on the island of Karpathos in the South Aegean Sea, between Rhodes and Crete. Discussions are at advanced stage and if they end positive, F-22 Raptor fighter jets will be stationed there as well as Patriot …

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