Crete hit by third earthquake in two weeks

Crete has been hit by a third earthquake in two weeks. Scientists said a 5.2-magnitude tremor rocked the Mediterranean holiday island on Monday morning. The quake struck about 64 km north of the island with the tremors also felt on Santorini. Crete lies around 930 km east of Malta. The earthquake came a fortnight after […]

Malta is shaken and stirred after Greece earthquake

Malta has been shaken by a powerful earthquake as far away as the Greek islands. The 6.8-magnitude tremor, which struck near the tourist island of Zakynthos, was so strong it woke up thousands of people in Malta. It struck at around 2am on Friday morning. Facebook users reported feeling the tremor in Hamrun, Paola, Floriana, St […]

Small earthquake shakes the Maltese Islands

Malta has been shaken by a small earthquake. A tremor measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was felt in several areas, including Fgura and Zebbug, at around 11.15am. An aftershock was felt soon after. 89.7 Bay listeners in Mosta, St Paul’s Bay, Qormi, San Gwann, Sliema, Marsascala and Kalkara reported that they felt the ground […]