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Samos earthquake: Building which killed teens demolished

Samos earthquake: Building which killed teens demolished

A building whose partial collapse resulted in the deaths of two teenagers during the 7 magnitude earthquake that rocked the eastern Aegean island of Samos on October 30, was demolished on Friday…

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Kontaiika Village in Samos Needs Your Help

The village of Kontaiika sustained extensive damage and has been deemed the most damaged area as a result of the recent earthquake which has devastated the beautiful island of Samos. With homes and buildings reduced to rubble many residents are forced to sleep in tents whilst temperatures are dropping as winter approaches.

Samos rises 18-25cm after powerful earthquake

Samos rises 18-25cm after powerful earthquake

According to preliminary data released by Greek scientists, the Greek island of Samos has risen 18-25 cm, following a 6.7-magnitude quake that struck the island on Friday. The earthquake left some 300…

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Two earthquakes rocked Greece in a single day

Two earthquakes have rocked across Greece today, albeit much weaker than the one that devastated the Greek island of Samos and Smyrni (Σμύρνη, Turkish: İzmir) on the Turkish mainland on Friday. An…

Minor quakes jolt Mount Athos

Two quakes jolt Mount Athos (VIDEO)

Two earthquakes were recorded on Sunday in the area of Mount Athos, in northern Greece. A 5.2 Richter quake was recorded at 01:50am with no damages reported. Video captured at Axion Estin…

On this day in 1999, Athens was hit by devastating Earthquake

On this day in 1999, Athens was hit by devastating Earthquake

A devastating earthquake hit Athens on September 7, 1999, leaving 143 people dead, 2,000 injured and 70,000 buildings damaged. The 1999 Athens earthquake occurred at 2:56pm near Mount Parnitha and lasted approximately…

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Earthquake hits island of Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes was shaken by an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale at 07:06am today, Monday. Authorities claimed the epicentre of the earthquake was in the sea about…

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Crete earthquake: Small tsunami triggered

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake that jolted the Greek island of Crete on Saturday afternoon, triggered a small tsunami on the southern coast of Crete and on the island of Chrysi. Chrysi is…

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6 magnitude earthquake shakes the island of Crete

Breaking News: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale, jolted the Greek island of Crete this afternoon. Its epicentre was 118 kilometres south of Ierapetra at the depth of 10 km.…

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5.3 Magnitude Earthquake strikes off the Greek Island of Karpathos

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Eastern Dodecanese islands on Thursday afternoon, according to a preliminary reading from the Athens’ Geodynamic Institute. The epicentre of the earthquake that struck after 1 p.m.,…

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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Karpathos

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake has struck close to tourist hot spots Kos and Rhodes in Greece, the United States Geological Survey said. 70km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. 2020-01-28 17:38:34 at epicenter (20m ago,…

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Greece sends mobile cooking units to Albania

The Greek army on Thursday sent three mobile cooking units to earthquake-stricken neighbouring Albania, following at the instructions of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Greece has been quick to assist its neighbour having…