Showing posts with label Earthquake. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Earthquake. Show all posts

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Greece Declares Emergency After Earthquake Hits Lesbos

JUNE 13, 2017

The New York Times

ATHENS — The Greek government declared a state of emergency on the island of Lesbos on Tuesday, the day after a strong earthquake struck the island, killing a woman, injuring several people and leaving hundreds of residents homeless.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Earthquake strikes off western coast of Greece, USGS says

By Jethro Mullen, CNN
February 3, 2014 -- Updated 0957 GMT (1757 HKT)
(CNN) -- A magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck off the western coast of Greece early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit near the island of Cephalonia, roughly 300 kilometers (185 miles) west of Athens, at a depth of about 14 kilometers (9 miles), the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Greece declares emergency on quake-hit islands

The Washington Post
By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, January 27, 8:30 PM

ATHENS, GreeceGreece’s government announced emergency relief for the residents of the Ionian islands of Kefalonia and Ithaki on Monday, a day after they were hit by a strong earthquake that caused damage and slightly injured seven people.

Sunday’s quake, whose magnitude the Athens Geodynamic Institute revised to 5.9 from the preliminary 5.8, was followed by dozens of aftershocks that continued through Monday.