EARTHQUAKE

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NEWS

Two quakes were recorded early Thursday morning in the sea near the island of Nisyros, according to the Geodynamics Institute of the Athens’ National Observatory.


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NEWS

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck off the southern coast of the island of Nisyros in the southeastern Aegean.

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EARTHQUAKE

A light earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale shook the region of Epirus, in northwestern Greece, early Tuesday morning.



A collapsed church in Mesochori in central Greece .[Intime News]
EARTHQUAKE

Scientists are waiting a couple of days to further clarify the source of the powerful earthquake, measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale, which struck Tyrnavos and Potamia in Larissa and Farkadona in neighboring Trikala on Thursday night.

[Giorgos Kydonas/InTime News]
EARTHQUAKE

Civil protection authorities on Friday declared a state of emergency in Tyrnavos and Potamia in the region of Larissa and in Farkadona in neighboring Trikala in the wake of two powerful earthquakes in central Greece in as many days.



A girl standing outside a tent, uses a blanket to stay warm after an earthquake in Damasi village, central Greece, Thursday, March 4, 2021. [Vaggelis Kousioras/AP]
EARTHQUAKE

Fearful of returning to their homes, thousands of people in central Greece were spending the night outdoors late Wednesday after a powerful earthquake, felt across the region, damaged homes and public buildings.

[InTime News]
EARTHQUAKE

A total of six people were extricated from beneath the rubble of their homes by the fire brigade in Mesochori and the area of Magoula in the municipality of Elassona in Thessaly, central Greece, after a powerful magnitude 6 earthquake at 12.16 p.m. on Wednesday.


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DIPLOMACY

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias on Wednesday to express his country’s solidarity to Greece, following the strong tremor that struck central regions of the country, the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a tweet.