Samos

Samos: One Child Dead, Six Refugees Missing as Boat Capsizes in Aegean

A child has passed away and six people are missing after a small boat carrying 24 refugees capsized off the coast of the Greek island of Samos on Sunday morning. The Hellenic Coast Guard recovered the child's body in the...

Greek Island of Samos Rises 18-25 Centimeters After Powerful Earthquake

According to preliminary data released by Greek scientists on Wednesday, the Greek island of Samos has risen 18-25 cm (9.84 inches) after it was struck by a powerful earthquake on Friday, The massive earthquake, which measured 7.0 magnitude on the...

300 Buildings Deemed Unsafe on Earthquake-Stricken Samos

A total of 300 buildings on the Aegean island of Samos have so far been judged to be temporarily as unsafe for habitation among all those inspected by infrastructure ministry civil engineers up until late on Sunday. Fifty-seven civil engineers...

Greek Island of Samos Mourns at Funeral of Two Teenagers Killed by Friday's Earthquake

On Sunday, the island od Samos bid farewell to the two unfortunate teenagers who died tragically when they were crushed by a wall during the destructive earthquake that hit the island on Friday. The 17-year-old Aris and 15-year-old Claire, high...

Greek PM Visits Earthquake-Stricken Samos in Midst of Mourning of Teenagers' Death

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday visited Samos to speak to the earthquake-stricken islanders and express his condolences to the parents of the two teenagers who lost their lives. Mitsotakis, with General Secretary of Citizen Protection Nikos Hardalias, first...

Can the Deadly Earthquake Reduce Tensions Between Greece and Turkey?

The deadly earthquake that hit under the sea between the Greek island of Samos and Turkey's coastal city of Izmir (Smyrna) on Friday had the leaders of the two countries put aside their differences and offer condolences to one...

Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos Expresses Sorrow over Samos Earthquake

The Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos sent his sorrowful condolences to the people of Samos on Friday after the earthquake which took the lives of two of its teenagers and caused widespread damage. "I express my deepest sorrow for the unfortunate...

Two Teenagers Killed as Powerful Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Greece's Samos Island

Two high school students were killed during the powerful earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, which struck the Greek island of Samos on Friday afternoon. Reportedly, the teenagers, a boy and girl, aged 15 and 17 respectively, were walking...

Samos Εarthquake Was Μain Τremor but Αftershocks Will Follow, Scientists Say

Seismologists warned that people should expect a series of strong aftershocks to follow the 6.7 earthquake which struck the island of Samos and the Turkish coast on Friday. They urged the public to stay away from buildings which showed signs...

Tsunami Hits Greece's Samos Island After Powerful Earthquake

A series of mini-tsunamis hit the Greek island of Samos minutes after the strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale occurred under the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey. Footage shows water flooding the streets in the capital city...