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World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017

In December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly designated 5 November as World Tsunami Awareness Day to promote a global culture of tsunami awareness.

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SafeEvros2016 Proceedings

SafeEvros2016 Proceedings

SafeEvros2016 Proceedings are published and avatiable to download here.

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Safe Athens 2017

Safe Athens 2017 successfully completed

"Safe Athens 2017 New Technologies & Civil Protection" conference, organized by the National Observatory of Athens, successfully completed.

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6.1 Earhquake in N. Aegean Sea

June 12th, 2017: 6.3 Earthquake in N. Aegean Sea - Summary

Earhquake and following phenomena

On June 12, 2006, 15:28, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake of 11 km focal depth was recorded by the Geodynamic Institute of Athens in the sea area between Chios and Lesbos islands. The earthquake caused by a 25-kilometer-long northwest-southeast underwater fault, very close to the southern coastline of Lesvos. The vibration became particularly noticeable in Lesvos and Chios, but also in Smyrna and Bursa.

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World Environment Day

June 5th: World Environment Day

The World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5th each year and is the UN's principal vehicle for encouraging global information and action for the protection of our environment.

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