Tagged: Ioannina

Fear returns after large 4.5 aftershock hits Ioannina

A 4.5 magnitude powerful aftershock rocked the city of Ioannina, 23 minutes after midnight on Wednesday, after last Saturday’s 5.5 earthquake spread panic among the residents in the wider area. The tremor hit at a depth of 10km northwest of the city and was felt along the coast of western and the wider Epirus region, […]

Ioannina: Late-night earthquake and aftershocks cause concern

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale on Saturday evening in Epirus has caused major concern among local residents, many of whom slept outside. The aftershocks – the strongest of which measured 4.3R – continue. The municipal authorities of Ioannina have announced that the nurseries, schools and university departments will remain closed on Monday. […]

5.2-magnitude tremor rattles northwestern Greece

The Athens-based Institute of Geodynamics reports that a 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the northwestern Greek city of Ioannina, about 205 miles (330 kilometers) northwest of the capital Athens. There were no reports of damages or casualties thus far. The earthquake occurred at 11.15 p.m. local time with the epicenter at a depth of 10.5 […]

A new museum in Ioannina

In the most beautiful side of Ioannina, where the castle of the town dominates, a new museum is was inaugurated by the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The Silversmithing Museum of Ioannina is the ninth museum established by the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation, an organization that promotes traditional Greek crafts, and showcases […]

Three men arrested for throwing pregnant woman in Ioannina lake

Police in Ioannina on Friday arrested three men alleged to have thrown a pregnant woman into the northwestern city’s lake. According to sources, the woman telephoned the police on Thursday afternoon and said that her boyfriend and three of his friends threw her into the lake so that she would miscarry. The woman, who managed […]