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Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Strikes Crete

An earthquake of a magnitude of 5.7 struck Crete, the largest island in Greece, on Wednesday, the country's Geodynamic Institute reports. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 42.7 km...

Magnitude of Crete Earthquake Stuns Greek Seismologists

Greek seismologists stated on Monday that they had been were expecting an earthquake on Crete, but were stunned by its magnitude, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, which left houses ruined, rocks lying on roads and one person dead...

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...

5.2 Earthquake Shakes Greece's Karpathos Island

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit 78 km (48 miles) southeast of the Greek island of Karpathos at 15:38 UTC (17:38 local time) on Tuesday. According to initial estimations by the European - Mediterranean Seismic Center, the...

Massive 6.8 Earthquake in Eastern Turkey Leaves 38 Dead, 1,547 Injured

Thirty-eight dead and 1,547 injured is the toll so far after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Elazig province in Eastern Turkey on Friday evening, Daily Sabah said. According to the European - Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the tremor hit 218...

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,...

4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Greece's Dodecanese Islands

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit the Dodecanese islands in Greece on Wednesday afternoon. The quake took place at 3 o'clock in the afternoon local time, 41 kilometers (25 miles) northeast of the island of Karpathos and...

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Athens

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, an earthquake which shook Attica on Tuesday morning had a strength of 4 on the Richter scale. Experts believe that the tremor was part of the aftershock activity, related to the a stronger quake...

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...