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The Ancient Earthquake That Destroyed Nearly Everything on Crete

While the island regularly experiences earthquakes, Crete faced incredible 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 believed to have been of...

The Four Areas in Greece Most in Danger of Tsunami

There are four areas in Greece that are most likely to be hit by a tsunami following a strong earthquake, a Greek seismologist warned on Wednesday. UNESCO scientific partner Dr. Gerasimos Papadopoulos said that the four coastal areas in Greece...

Global Tsunami After Asteroid Impact Caused Extinction of Dinosaurs

A global tsunami was caused by the asteroid responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs. The asteroid struck nearly sixty-six million years ago near the Chicxulub Puerto and Chicxulub Pueblo communities. Recently, a group of University of Michigan scientists revealed the...

Mount Etna Collapse “Could Trigger Tsunami” in Greece’s Ionian Sea

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 that the slow movements that have been measured on Mount Etna’s southeastern flank...

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...

Tsunami Warning Issued after Powerful Earthquake in Japan

A tsunami warning was issued after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Japan on Wednesday. The earthquake struck in northern Japan, just off the coast of the region of Fukushima. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the quake hit 60...

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...

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...