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Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Scientists Warn of Possible Earthquakes, Volcanic Eruptions, Tsunamis in Santorini

Greek and international scientists warn of a possibility of earthquakes, underwater volcanic eruptions and accompanying tsunamis in the Santorini-Amorgos area. The international PROTEUS project (Plumbing...

Santorini’s Volcano Erupts in Ifestia Fiesta [video]

The Ifestia Festival of Santorini takes place each September with a series of artistic events aimed at re-enacting the Thera eruption in 1600 BC....

Santorini Volcano Returns to Dormant State

After three years of increased activity the volcano on the Greek island of Santorini has returned to its dormant state, according to the newspaper...

New Mechanism Observes Activity of Caldera in Santorini

The new seismic-detecting mechanism that observes the activity of the volcano in Santorini, Caldera, was finally placed at the bottom of the sea. The...

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