WHATsun

West Hellenic Arc Tsunamis

A joint project ENS/PSL/UMR8538 – CEA/DASE in the framework of the Laboratoire Yves Rocard

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Collaborations

  • MOSAIC consortium
  • National Observatory of Athens
  • CNES
  • IGN
  • Observatoire de Paris
  • Université de la Rochelle
  • Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia

Catalogs of events

See here details about the selected earthquakes

Twenty one selected tsunami 

Date Cause M Area Lat Lon
Jun -426 Earthquake 7.1 Corinth-Patras gulfs 38.9 22.7
-373 Earthquake & landslide 7.3 Corinth-Patras gulfs 38.25 22.25
21/7/365 Earthquake 8.0 Crete 35 23
Apr 551 Earthquake & landslide 7.1 Etolia 38.4 22.3
5/5/1622 Earthquake 6.6 Zakynthos 37.6 21.0
5 Nov 1633 Earthquake 6.9 Zakynthos 37.6 21
14/5/1748 Earthquake 6.8 Corinth-Patras gulfs 38.3 22.1
29/12/1820 Earthquake 6.9 Zakynthos 37.75 21.25
6/1/1821 Earthquake 6.5 Ionian sea 37.8 21.3
26/12/1861 Earthquake 7.3 Corinth Guf 38.2 22.2
20/9/1867 Earthquake 7.1 Peloponnesus 36.4 22.2
22/4/1928 Earthquake 6.0 Corinth gulf 38. 23.
22/4/1948 Earthquake 6.5 Ionian sea 38.532 20.427
7/2/1963 Landslide   Corinth gulf 38.31 22.02
6/7/1965 Earthquake 6.3 Corinth gulf 38.267 22.300
12/8/1953 Earthquake 7.2 Cephalonia 38.30 20.8
9/7/1956 Earthquake ~7.5 Amorgos 36.64 25.78
24/2/1981 Earthquake 6.7 East Corinth gulf 38.222 22.934
21/2/1984 Earthquake 5.4 Gorinth gulf 38.396 22.094
15/6/1995 Earthquake & landslide 6.5 Centre Corinth gulf 38.401 22.283
14 Feb 2008 Earthquake 6.9 Methoni 37.522 21.719
1/7/2009 Earthquake 6.4 Crete 34.164 25.471
17/11/2015 Earthquake & landslide 6.4 Lefkada 38.67 20.6
25/10/2018 Earthquake 6.8 Zakynthos 37.506 20.563
3/5/2020 Earthquake 6.6 South Crete 34.10 25.70