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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

Top seismologist: More earthquakes expected

The President of the Earthquake Planning & Protection Organisation, Efthymios Lekkas told radio “Athina984FM” that he estimated more tremors would follow after the 4.4R magnitude quake that rocked Athens, late Monday night. “I believe that the activity (seismic) will continue given the fact that there are small faults in the region”, he said.

  • Published in Greece
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