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Turkey`s earthquake will not affect Greece, says Professor Lekkas

"We still don't know if the 7.7 Richter earthquake that hit southern Turkey on Monday morning was the main one," professor and president of the Earthquake Planning and Protection Organisation of Greece, Efthymios Lekkas, told the Athens-Macedonian News Ahency (ANA).

  • Published in Greece

Chief seismologist: We expect a 7R quake in Turkey and it might affect Greece

Speaking about a strong earthquake in Turkey in the coming years, OASP (Anti-Seismic Proetction Authority) President Efthymios Lekkas emphasized that "in the global scientific community it is known that we are expecting a 7 Richter earthquake in Turkey in the next 4 to 5 years." This statement was made by Mr Lekkas, commenting on the position of the Turkish interior minister over a nightmarish 7.5 Richter earthquake in Istanbul which he described as "heavy".

  • Published in Greece
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