A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 registered in the Sea of Crete some 36 km North-West of Heraklion, Crete this morning.
365 Anno Domini – The Faint Echoes of a Dead Atlantis
An earthquake in 365 A.D. destroyed every city in Crete. It was the telltale echo of a much more devastating event nearly 2,000 years before.
A Strong Earthquake Strikes Near Larisa in Thessaly
This USGS reported a magnitude 6.3 earthquake centered 10 km WNW of Týrnavos, Greece. No serious damage or injuries have been reported.
A Series of Earthquakes Rattle Greece’s Gulf of Corinth
In the last 24 hours, a series of earthquakes shook the region surrounding Nafpaktos, Greece.
Greece’s Dodecanese Islands Rocked by Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake [Video Update]
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook Samos Island in eastern Greece a few moments ago.
Early Morning Earthquake Cluster Rattles Crete lsland Awake
A series of earthquakes off the northeastern shore of Crete shook citizens awake in the early hours of October 10th.
Moderate Subsea Earthquake Hits off Gavdos Island
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recorded late Wednesday evening just south of the island of Gavdos off Crete.
A 6.6 Magnitude Quake and Aftershocks Shake Crete Island
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit off the island of Crete this afternoon at 12:51:06 (UTC). No damages or injuries have been reported.
Moderate Earthquake Hits This Morning Near Sitia on Crete
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled the far-east of Crete Island this morning. The center of the tremor was 8 km east of the port city of Sitia.
A Magnitude 6.0 Crete Earthquake Rocks Distant Cities
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit off the western coast of Crete at just after 7 a.m. on Wednesday, November 27th.
Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano Orange Again
Status Iceland’s huge Bardarbunga volcano is now threat level orange again after having been elevated over the weekend to red . On Saturday, the Icelandic Meteorological Office issued a red alert, which suggests an eruption of the massive volcano is imminent. Later, erroneous reports of sub-glacial lava led to the threat level being reduced.
Iran Earthquake: PAGER Orange Event
This morning an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.8 struck 83 kilometers East of Khash, Iran just before 11.00 UTC time. According to the report from the ÙSGS, the PAGER level of this event was Orange, which indicates severe damage and loss of life.
Holiday Disasters – When Things Go Seriously Wrong
Holidays are all about fun – and for the majority of us, indeed that’s just what they are, lots of fun.
But a number of events over the last year have reminded travelers that things do not always go according to plan. Floods, volcanic ash clouds and more in the past year have made a real mess of travel itineraries.
Singapore Finally Set for Hari Raya Haji
This week, around the world, Muslims will celebrate Hari Raya Haji or the “Festival of Sacrifice.” In Singapore though, these celebrations were in dire jeopardy when ash from Mt. Merapi caused flights carrying livestock to be canceled. Only yesterday, Singapore Airlines rushed through two loads of animals for the festivities.m