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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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1,500 earthquakes between Nisyros and Tilos: “Unusual activity” says seismologist Papadopoulos

Greek seismologist Gerasimos Papadopoulos characterized the seismic activity in the area of ​​Nisyros and Tilos in the south-eastern Aegean Sea in the recent months as “quite unusual.” On a post, he noted that 1,500 earthquakes have occurred between April and September 6, 2021. On a post on Facebook that was …

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Pressure works: Alpha Bank revokes decision to close branches on islands

Pressure by the local communities and outrage seem to have brought fruits. Alpha Bank has reportedly cancel its plans to leave three remote islands in the Aegean Sea without banking services and even cash. “The message the islanders sent to Alpha Bank was received,” Dodecanese lawmaker Dimitris Gakis told local …

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Tilos: dramatic migrants’ rescue amid sea waves (videos)

A bunch of people are struggling between the sea and the rocks. Men, women, children and elderly are trying to reach a small boat moving like a nut shell between the waves. The people are undocumented migrants who have entered Greece illegally. 43 men, women, children and elderly, who left …

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