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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...

Athens Earthquake: What Seismologists Say About the Tremor

The earthquake that hit Athens on Friday afternoon brought back memories of the terrifying moments of the deadly quake that shook the Greek capital twenty years ago. Fortunately, this time, the 5.1-magnitude tremor was not as strong as the 1999...

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Athens, Causing Minor Damage

According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, an earthquake hit near the Greek capital of Athens, at 14:13 local time on Friday. The magnitude of the quake was 5.1 on the Richter scale (previously reported to...

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Shakes Greece's Peloponnesian Peninsula

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale hit southeast of the Peloponnesian town of Dimitsana on Holy Thursday at 14:18 local time (11:18 GMT). The epicenter of the quake was 29 kilometers (18 miles) southeast of...

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Rattles Central Greece

A magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale earthquake hit southwest of Itea in Central Greece at 12:46 PM local time (10:46 UTC) on Saturday. The epicenter was 15 kilometers (9 miles) southwest of the town of Itea in Sterea Ellada...