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Volcano Discovery   23 December 2020   Greece   Nafpaktos  
<p>A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Nafpaktos, Aitoloakarnania, West Greece, Greece, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. ...
Express   21 May 2020   Greece  
<p>The epicentre of the quake, about 240 km (149 miles) south-west of Greece's Methoni region, was at a depth of 10 km, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). EMSC said. EMSC tweeted: "M6.2 #earthquake (#&sigma;&epsilon;&iota;&sigma;&mu;ό&sigmaf;) ...
The Local IT   11 May 2020   Italy   Rome  
<p>A mild earthquake shook Rome early on Monday but there were no immediate reports of damage, emergency services said.<br />Firefighters said they had received numerous inquiries from people after the tremor struck shortly after 5:00 am, estimated at 3.3 ...
Greek Reporter   11 April 2020   Greece   Crete  
<p>An earthquake of 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale shook Crete at 13:22 on Saturday, while 13 minutes later a 3.5 magnitude aftershock followed in the same area.<br />The epicenter was reported to be below the sea floor at 8 km. east of Sitia.</p>
nzherald.co.nz   16 March 2020   New Zealand   Canterbury  
<p>A strong earthquake has struck near northern Canterbury early this morning.<br />The 5.1 magnitude quake hit just before 4.30am, about 10km north-west of Culverden.<br />GeoNet, who initially said it was a 4.9 magnitude event, said it happened at a depth ...
ABC News   26 February 2020   Indonesia   Tanimbar  
<p>An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 has struck the Tanimbar region in Indonesia, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.<br />The Indonesia Geophysics Agency and the BoM said there was no tsunami potential from the quake.<br />Northern Territory residents told ...
Mail Online   12 February 2020   Japan   Fukushima  
<p>Japan was rattled by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima province today. <br />The quake struck just over 50 miles from the city of Fukushima where the nuclear disaster occurred in 2011. <br />Witnesses said they had felt a 10-second ...
Mail Online   04 February 2020   Puerto Rico  
<p>A magnitude 5.0 aftershock rattled southern Puerto Rico on Tuesday, causing some cracks but no reported injuries in a region that has been shaken by continuing quakes for more than a month.<br />Officials in the southwest coastal town of Guayanilla reported ...
NTD.TV   23 January 2020   Alaska   Adak  
<p>A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck 50 miles west of the city of Adak in Alaska at 7:53 p.m. Alaska Standard Time, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday.</p>
Space.com   14 January 2020   Puerto Rico  
<p>The swarm of earthquakes that have rocked Puerto Rico recently left marks that are visible from space.<br>About 2,000 quakes have shaken Puerto Rico since late December, with the most powerful a 6.4-magnitude temblor that took place last Tuesday (Jan. 7), ...