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Greece Declare State of Emergency in Lesbos by Earthquake

Panos - Jun 13, 2017

The Greek government declared a state of emergency on the island of Lesbos, affected by a earthquake of 6.1 degree on the Richter scale that killed one…

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Ten injured in Lesvos earthquake

makis - Jun 12, 2017

The village of Vrisa on the island of Lesvos has suffered extensive damage after the 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck southeast of the island, Monday. Firefighters have gone…

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3.7 earthquake between Crete and Kasos

makis - May 10, 2017

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded between the island of Kasos and the west of Crete. The tremor was recorded a little after 6pm 21km southeast of…

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Mild earthquake jolts Halkidiki

makis - Apr 07, 2017

A moderate earthquake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, struck the region of Halkidiki, northern Greece, shortly before 8 a.m. Friday morning, but there were no reports…

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Moderate earthquake shakes Rhodes

makis - Mar 16, 2017

A moderate undersea quake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, occurred south of Rhodes shortly before 1.30 a.m. on Thursday, according to the Geodynamic Institute of the…

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5.2-magnitude tremor rattles northwestern Greece

Sokratis - Oct 16, 2016

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…

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Italy earthquake is not expected to affect Greek fault lines

makis - 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…

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Earthquake hits Kefalonia

chris1 - Jun 05, 2016

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded on the Greek island of Kefalonia, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre. The earthquake’s epicenter was…

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Crete rocked by 5.5 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning

makis - 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…

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4.7 earthquake hits Japan

chris1 - May 15, 2016

According to the USGeology Survey, a 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit 18km off the coast of Otsuchi town in the Iwate prefecture, Japan, Sunday. There are no reports…

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Quake damages homes in southern Greece

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Authorities in southern Greece say dozens of homes suffered minor damage following an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2. No injuries are reported. The earthquake struck…