Earthquake in Crete

Shortly before 10 am, Crete was rocked by tremors measuring 4 on the Richter scale. The surface earthquake was registered by the Geodynamic Institute. Its epicenter was located at a distance of 41 km southwest of Gavdos. According to the automatic solution of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center and the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory […]

Earthquake in Crete near Sitia

In the sea area near Crete 2 hours ago, at 7:04, an earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale occurred. Its epicenter was located 36 km northeast of Sitia. According to the automatic solution of the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the focal depth was 15.3 kilometers. We remind you that earthquake […]

Two seismic shocks of magnitude 5.5 in Cyprus

An earthquake in the sea near Paphos in Cyprus was recorded yesterday at 23:03. The force of two pushes is estimated at 5.5 points on the Richter scale. According to, the seismic vibrations were felt throughout the region, frightening residents. Not so long ago, on January 11, 2022, a strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake points […]

Seismologist: possible megatsunami from Tonga volcano

According to seismologist professor Efthymis Lekkas, he leaves open the possibility of a megatsunami due to continued volcanic activity in Tonga. In particular, Professor of Disaster Management ( Διαχείρισης Φυσικών Καταστροφών) Efthimis Lekkas, based on field research conducted by him on the Krakatoa volcano, belonging to the same geotectonic fault, in December 2018 emphasized the […]

Earthquake near Athos – expert opinion

Professor of Dynamic Tectonics, Applied Geology and Disaster Management, OASP President Efthymios Lekkas commented yesterday’s earthquake near Mount Athos with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale: “We are not threatened by a stronger earthquake in the Anatolian fault. The evolution of the phenomenon is positive, with continuous aftershocks that release tectonic forces in […]

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