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Are We Prepared for the Next Big Mediterranean Tsunami?

The Mediterranean sea straddles two tectonic plates and is lined by large towns and cities. We need to take the tsunami threat seriously, argues Matthew Blackett, a senior lecturer at a British University.  By Matthew Blackett Nearly a century has passed...

Threat of Tsunami Abates After 6.1 Earthquake Jolts Tokyo

Japan says that there is no risk of a tsunami after an earthquake measuring 6.1 hit the region of Tokyo on Thursday. The quake, registering a strong 5 on Japan's intensity scale, brought the strongest shaking to Tokyo's central wards...

The Ancient Earthquake That Destroyed Nearly Everything on Crete

While the island just experienced a major earthquake on Monday, Crete faced even greater destruction in antiquity after an ancient quake destroyed nearly everything on the island and the region in 365 AD. In fact, the underwater earthquake, which is...

Tsunami Warning Lifted After 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Near Alaska

A strong 8.2 on the Richter scale earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska at 06:15 AM GMT on Thursday, prompting a warning for a tsunami.

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...

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...

Buildings Collapse as 6.7 Earthquake Hits Greek Island of Samos

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter scale hit the island of Samos on Friday around the noon hour, leading residents to run into the streets and triggering a mini-tsounami. Lasting for a prolonged time, the temblor...

Greek Man Recounts Horror of Indonesian Tsunami

Marinos Kokotovis, a Greek national who has lived in Indonesia for more than 30 years, was a firsthand witness of the most recent catastrophic tsunami which hit Indonesia on Saturday evening local time. Speaking with Greece's Skai TV, Kokotovis said...

Greece Expresses Solidarity with Indonesia After Tsunami

Greece's  Ministry of Foreign Affairs  expressed its condolences and solidarity with the Indonesian people who are suffering from the devastating tsunami which hit the country on Saturday after the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano. According to BBC.com, Saturday's tsunami struck...

Collapse of Mount Etna Could Trigger Tsunami in the Ionian Sea, Scientists Warn

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists are concerned the slow movements that have been measured on Mount Etna’s southeastern flank could...