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Spanish Hiker Critically Injured in Rockslide After 4.9R Crete Earthquake

A Spanish hiker in the gorge of Samaria was seriously injured in a rockslide caused by a 4.9R earthquake in Crete on Sunday. 

4.2 Earthquake Hits Greece’s Cyclades

A 4.2 earthquake hit the Cyclades islands in Greece on Friday. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the quake struck just before 8 a.m. local time in the sea area between the islands of Amorgos and Santorini. The earthquake had...

Did Ancient Greeks Build their Temples Where Earthquakes Struck?

The Ancient Greeks may have built temples and other sacred or treasured sites deliberately on land previously affected by earthquakes.

Beach Submerged After Earthquake Jolts Central Greece

A part of a pristine north Evia beach has been submerged following a 4.8 earthquake that jolted central Greece on Thursday. According to photos and video published by the local site diavlosnews.gr, due to the earthquake, part of Myrlos beach,...

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Rattles Central Greece

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near the town of Atalanti in central Greece shortly after 15:30 local time. There have been no reports of damage from the tremor, which was also felt in Athens. The earthquake had a focal depth...

The Four Areas in Greece Most in Danger of Tsunami

There are four areas in Greece that are most likely to be hit by a tsunami following a strong earthquake, a Greek seismologist warned recently. UNESCO scientific partner Dr. Gerasimos Papadopoulos said that the four coastal areas in Greece include...

Shiveluch Volcano Erupts in Russia

A volcano in Russia has erupted on the far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. Shiveluch is one of the largest in Kamchatka and is 60,000 to 70,000 years old. It is also among the most active volcanoes in Russia. It has been...

Byzantine-era Castle in Syria at Risk After Earthquake

The Byzantine-era castle in Syria, Fortress of Saladin, is in danger of collapse following the deadly earthquakes that hit Syria and Turkey in February. The castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has survived centuries of conflict, has fissured walls...

Strong Earthquake Hits Near Kythera Island, Greece

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake rattled the island of Kythera in southern Greece on Tuesday. According to the data of the Geodynamic Institute of Athens, the earthquake occurred at 18:36 Greek time, with an epicenter 110 kilometers southwest of the island...

Horse Found Alive Under Rubble 21 Days after Turkey Earthquake

Twenty-one days after the devasting earthquake in Turkey, a horse was found alive in the rubble of a building in the city of Adiyaman. A clip showing volunteers teaming up to rescue the animal was shared on Twitter by Tansu...