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5.0 magnitude earthquake struck west of Skyros overnight
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5.0 magnitude earthquake struck west of Skyros overnight

Panos - Oct 12, 2017

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit a little before 2 am on Thursday in the sea area north west of the island of Skyros. According to the Geodynamic…

6 Earthquakes in Greece Caused by Human Activity
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6 Earthquakes in Greece Caused by Human Activity

Panos - Oct 05, 2017

Geologists have tracked down hundreds of quakes worldwide caused by people and the projects that set them off. From mining projects to oil and gas operations, human…

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing nearly 250
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Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing nearly 250

Panos - Sep 20, 2017

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 248 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. President Enrique Peña Nieto said…

3.2 earthquake hits Thessaloniki
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3.2 earthquake hits Thessaloniki

Panos - Aug 29, 2017

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was felt in the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece the morning of Tuesday. The tremor occurred in the region of Nea Apolonia…

Two killed in 4.0 magnitude earthquake in Ischia, Italy
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Two killed in 4.0 magnitude earthquake in Ischia, Italy

Panos - Aug 22, 2017

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake on the Italian island of Ischia has left two dead and 25 more injured. Italian media say up to 10 others are unaccounted…

3.9 earthquake hits Kefalonia
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3.9 earthquake hits Kefalonia

Panos - Jun 27, 2017

A 3,9 magnitude earthquake was felt off the west coast of the Ionian island of Kefalonia on Tuesday morning. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the tremor…

Quake rattles island of Lesvos
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Quake rattles island of Lesvos

makis - Mar 01, 2017

A moderate 4.4 Richter earthquake struck off Lesvos shortly before 1.30 a.m. on Wednesday. There were no reports of any injuries or damage resulting from the quake,…

Lesvos quakes not linked to the North Anatolian Fault
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Lesvos quakes not linked to the North Anatolian Fault

Panos - Feb 07, 2017

Seismologists said on Monday there was no cause for concern on Lesvos after two quakes hit the eastern Aegean island. Seismologist Efthimios Lekkas told the Athens News…

Second strong quake, measuring 5.3 Richter, hits Lesvos
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Second strong quake, measuring 5.3 Richter, hits Lesvos

makis - Feb 06, 2017

A second strong quake, measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale, shook Lesvos at 1 p.m. on Monday just a few hours after a 5.1-magnitude tremor hit the…

Quake, 4.7, hits Kilkis
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Quake, 4.7, hits Kilkis

Sokratis - Nov 19, 2016

A 4.7 Richter earthquake hit the town of Kilkis, in northern Greece, early on Saturday. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the tremor’s epicenter was located 18…

Fear returns after large 4.5 aftershock hits Ioannina
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Fear returns after large 4.5 aftershock hits Ioannina

Panos - Oct 20, 2016

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…

Earhquake, 3.9 Richter, hits Nafpaktos
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Earhquake, 3.9 Richter, hits Nafpaktos

Panos - Oct 19, 2016

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit the area of Nafpaktos in southwestern Central Greece shortly after 3 a.m. on Wednesday, the Geodynamic Institute in…

Ioannina: Late-night earthquake and aftershocks cause concern
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Ioannina: Late-night earthquake and aftershocks cause concern

Panos - Oct 17, 2016

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…

Moderate quake rattles northern Evia
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Moderate quake rattles northern Evia

Panos - Sep 16, 2016

A moderate earthquake measuring between 4 and 4.3 on the Richter scale rattled the north of the Greek island of Evia on Friday morning. The quake was…

4.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Rhodes
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4.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Rhodes

Panos - Sep 06, 2016

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake has rocked the island of Rhodes. The tremor was located 12km south of Rhodes and occurred at a depth of 60km at approximately…

Italy earthquake is not expected to affect Greek fault lines
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Italy earthquake is not expected to affect Greek fault lines

Panos - Aug 24, 2016

The powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake that took place in central Italy early on Wednesday morning is not expected to affect fault lines in Greece, argued the professor…

Magnitude 3.5 quake hits western Greece
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Magnitude 3.5 quake hits western Greece

Panos - Jul 28, 2016

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale struck areas in western Greece shortly before 10 a.m. on Thursday, the Geodynamic Institute of Athens announced. The quake…

Early-morning earthquake shakes the southeast of Crete
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Early-morning earthquake shakes the southeast of Crete

Panos - Jun 28, 2016

The Institute of Geodynamics documented an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, at 00:34, southeast of Crete. According to the report, the earthquake occurred about 113km…

Crete rocked by 5.5 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning
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Crete rocked by 5.5 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning

Panos - May 25, 2016

An earthquake off the southeast coast of Crete, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, was recorded by the Institute of Geodynamics at the Athens Observatory on Wednesday…

Light quake in the sea region of Neapolis
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Light quake in the sea region of Neapolis

Panos - May 16, 2016

A light earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 00:27 on Monday (16/05/2016) 155 km south-southwest of Athens. According to the Geodynamics Institute of…