One Dead as 5.8 Earthquake Rattles Crete
At least one person was killed and several were slightly injured after a powerful 5.8 earthquake rattled Crete, an island in Greece, on Monday morning. The quake occurred at 9:17, AM, 23 kilometers (14 miles) northwest of the town of...
Greece Offers Cash Assistance to Earthquake Hit Families
Greece announced that it will offer cash assistance to the families in the region of Elassona whose properties were damaged by the earthquake.
New Earthquake Measuring 5.9 Hits Central Greece
A new earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook central Greece at 20:38 on Thursday. The epicenter was near the town of Elassona.
Earthquake Jolts Greece's Rhodes, No Damage Reported
A relatively weak earthquake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, was recorded at 09:13 local time near the popular Greek island of Rhodes. The quake was reported as having an epicenter 53 km (33 miles) east of Rhodes. Its focal depth...
New Quake Shakes Greek Island of Karpathos
An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook the Eastern Dodecanese islands at 13:24 local time (11:24 UTC) on Thursday. The epicenter of the temblor was located in the sea some 57 kilometers (35 miles) east of the Aegean...
Monks Show Greek Philoxenia by Assisting Homeless Victims of Albania Quake
Representatives of the Albanian authorities recently visited the Monastery of Saint Blaise (Agios Vlasios) in Albania to express their gratitude for the generous hospitality the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of the country has shown to the victims of the recent...
Earthquake Measuring 5.6 on Richter Scale Strikes Crete; No Damage Reported
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck an area of the Mediterranean south of the island of Crete on Tuesday morning. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center calculated the strength of the tremor as 5.6 on the Richter scale,...
Quake Shakes Area Between Greece's Crete and Santorini Islands
A relatively minor earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit southern Greece at 10:57 local time (08:57 GMT+1) on Monday. According to the Geodynamics Institute of Athens National Observatory, the quake's epicenter was located 296 km (184 miles) southeast...
5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Ioannina in Northern Greece
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northern Greece, near the city of Ioannina at 11:14pm local time according to the Athens Institute of Geodynamics. The epicenter was located 10km deep in the village of Pogoni, north west...
4.2 Quake Hits Near Crete, No Damages Reported
The Euromediteranean Seismological Centre has reported that a 4.2 richter earthquake struck 98 kilometers south of Irakleio in the southern beach prefecture on Crete. The epicenter of the quake was 64 kilometers south of the marine region of Tympakiou. The quake...