Greek Tsunami

Computer modelling by A Samaras of Bologna has shown (Ocean Science, July 2015) that a tsunami resulting from a magnitude 7 earthquake beneath Sicily or Crete would see Italy, Greece and Libya all hit by the waves.

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The last big tsunami in the Mediterranean was in 1908 and another is now due. In 365 AD an earthquakes off the coast of Crete destroyed cities in Crete, Italy, Egypt and Greece. In Alexandria alone, 5,000 people were killed and a whole civilisation was lost.

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