Tag: Quake

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The 6.1R earhtquake is not related to the Albanian quake, Professor Tselentis says

Panos - Nov 28, 2019

The strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale recorded between the islands of Kythera and Crete on Wednesday is not related to the Albanian earthquake, Professor…

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Light quake off extreme SW Greece

Panos - Aug 02, 2018

A light earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 09.56 a.m. (07.56 GMT) in a sea region off the extreme southwestern harbor town of…

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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hits Northern Aegean

Panos - Feb 20, 2018

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit early on Tuesday north of the island of Alonissos in the northern Aegean. The epicenter of the quake that occurred at 05:52…

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3.7 magnitude earthquake shakes northwestern Greece

Panos - Feb 12, 2018

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake shook the town of Igoumenitsa in northwestern Greece Monday morning. According to the Geodynamic Institute, the tremor struck 18kn northwest of the town…

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6.5 quake hits Costa Rica

Panos - Nov 13, 2017

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was recorded along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of…

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4.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Rhodes

Panos - Nov 07, 2017

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the island of Rhodes on Tuesday morning. The epicentre was located 10km south of the island and the tremor hit at approximately…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…