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5.3 Magnitude Earthquake East of Crete

The Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has announced that a 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the east of Crete on Wednesday morning at...

4.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Greek Island of Kefalonia

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck on the western Greek island of Kefalonia, the Athens Geodynamic Institute reported. The tremor occurred at 4:04 p.m. local time on Tuesday,...

4.1Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Ionian Sea in Greece

A 4.1-magnitude underwater earthquake struck the Ionian Sea in Greece shortly after 9:30 am on Friday, according to the National Observatory of Athens. The quake's epicenter...

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Southern Crete

The Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has announced that a 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit the south of Crete on Monday evening at 11:41 pm. The tremor...

Holidaymakers Guide to the Ionian Islands

by Cliff Blaylock The Ionian Islands are a well-known group on water-bounded landmasses located along the western coast of Greece. Easy to reach and full...

A Google Map for Nikos Kavvadias’ Exotic Poetic Ports

A google map user gleefully blurred the lines between reality and fiction presenting a new map that gives web users around the world the opportunity...

10 Most Significant Moments of 2014 in Greece

There is no doubt that 2014 was an eventful year for Greece. Earthquakes, terrorists, and historic archaeological discoveries were just some of this year's...

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Cephalonia

An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit the Ionian island of Cephalonia, Greece, on Monday morning. The 5km-deep quake struck in the sea...

Still Behind the Wheel at 101 Years of Age!

He is 101 years old and Still behind the wheel! An elderly man from Akrata, Peloponnese, Greece, has has just passed the test to...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits Cephalonia

A strong 5.1-magnitude tremor has hit just west of the island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea, western Greece. The quake, which hit at 1:15...

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes the Island of Cephalonia in Western Greece

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck Cephalonia, Greece,  earlier today, the country's earthquake observatory announced, with no reports of injuries or major damages. The tremor struck...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient...

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