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Heavy rain causes severe flash flooding in Greece, claims 4 lives

At least 4 people have died and one is missing after heavy rains caused heavy flooding in southern and northern parts of Greece on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. The floods destroyed homes and swept cars out to sea. The flooding hit towns and cities from...

September 08, 2016


A spell of rain and snow in Greece

Heavy rainfall and a strong snowstorm hit northern Greece on the weekend of January 16, 2016. Abundant precipitation caused the Pineios river to overflow. A bridge in Diava, Kalambaka collapsed due to flooding and one person died in a weather-related incident, local...

January 18, 2016


Strong flash floods inundate parts of Greece

Severe thunderstorms accompanied with heavy rainfall have been battering parts of Greece since October 20, 2015 Lashing downpours triggered major flash floods and mudslides over the last couple of days, flooding homes and causing infrastructural damage across the...

October 24, 2015


Huge wildfire breaks out near Athens blanketing it in thick smoke, Greece

A huge wildfire has broken out on the outskirts of Mount Hymettus, near capital Athens, Greece on Friday, July 17 rapidly spreading over mountainsides overlooking the city and blanketing it in thick smoke.The fire started around 09:00 UTC (12:00 local time) and grew mas

July 17, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M 6.9 earthquake struck Greece (Aegean Sea) - strong aftershocks continue

A very strong and shallow earthquake struck off the coast of Greece on May 24, 2014 at 09:25 UTC (11:25 local time). After preliminary analysis both USGS and EMSC report M 6.9 earthquake. EMSC is reporting depth of 29 km, USGS 10 km.Epicenter was located 19 km (12 miles

May 24, 2014

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Dangerous earthquake swarm prompts declaration of natural disaster zone on Ionian island of Cephalonia, Greece

Authorities declared Ionian island on Cephalonia a natural disaster zone on February 3, 2014. Eight days after the first M 6.1 earthquake that hit the region of Argostólion on January 26, 2014 at 13:55 UTC (15:55 local time), a second M 6.0

February 04, 2014


Strong and shallow M 6.1 earthquake struck island of Cephalonia, Greece

Strong and shallow earthquake magnitude 6.1 struck Lixourion, Greece on January 26, 2014 at 13:55 UTC. EMSC is reporting M 6.0 at depth of 24 km, USGS increased magnitude to M 6.1 and reports depth of 12.3 km. 18 strong aftershocks were

January 26, 2014

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Very strong earthquake M 6.4 struck Crete, Greece

A very strong earthquake measuring M 6.4 struck Crete, Greece on October 12, 2013 at 13:11 UTC. USGS measured depth at 36.2 km (22.5 miles), EMSC at 47 km. Epicenter was located 30 km (19 miles) W of Platanos and 279 km (173 miles) S of Athens, Greece. There are 152

October 12, 2013

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Another strong earthquake off coast of Crete, Greece

Strong earthquake registered as M 5.9 (EMSC) occurred off coast of Crete, Greece on June 16, 2013 at 21:39 UTC. The epicenter was located 71 km S of Pýrgos, Crete at coordinates 34.37 N ; 24.99 E. The epicenter was at depth of 12 km. EMSC

June 16, 2013


Strong earthquake M 6.2 struck south of Crete, Greece - Numerous aftershocks recorded

A very strong earthquake measuring M 6.2 struck south of Crete, Greece on June 15, 2013 at 16:11 UTC. Preliminary reports by EMSC state M 6.0 at depth of 10 km, USGS reports same depth. GFZ reports M 6.0 and depth of 23 km. The Greek Institute of

June 15, 2013


Earthquake M 5.6 struck off island of Crete, Greece

Strong eathquake measuring M5.6 hit island of Crete, Greece at at 03:27:45 UTC on September 12. Location of epicenter was near island of Gavdos, 79 km (49 miles) S (177°) from Chania, Crete  and 119 km (74 miles) WSW (241°) from Iraklion, Crete, Greece

September 12, 2012

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Santorini volcanic island have risen 14 cm since January 2011

Scientists have discovered that the Greek Santorini island group has been inflating, slowly rising and moving outward, around a point just north of the Kameni islands. Despite being dormant for over half a century, satellites have detected slight

September 11, 2012

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Strong and dangerous earthquake M5.8 struck Dodecanese Islands, Greece

Strong and dangerous earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.8 struck Dodecanese Islands, Greece on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 12:44 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was along the Turkey and Greece coast, located 63 km (39 miles) E of Rodos, Dodecanese Islands,

June 10, 2012