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New study reassesses strongest Mediterranean earthquake in history

A new study published in AGU Advances highlighted and reassessed the Crete Earthquake-- believed to be the strongest recorded earthquake in the Mediterranean, which occurred in AD 365. Using new radiocarbon dates and historical records, the researchers showed how...

May 11, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Crete, Greece

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.6 hit near the coast of Crete, Greece at 12:51 UTC on May 2, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). The quake was followed...

May 02, 2020

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M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Crete, Greece

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.1 hit near the coast of Crete, Greece at 07:23 UTC (08:23 LT) on November 27, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 55 km (34 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 71.8 km (44.6 miles). The...

November 27, 2019