Nafpaktos

Quake measuring magnitude 4.5 recorded in central Greece

An earthquake in central Greece with a preliminary reading of 4.5 magnitude was recorded 15 km east of the town of Nafpaktos, the Athens Geodynamic Institute said on Wednesday.

The Institute said the quake was recorded at a depth of 12.7 km. There were no immediate reports of damage, the fire department said. 

[Reuters]

One dead after single-engine aircraft crashes in Fokida

A single-engine, two-seater aircraft crashed near the village of Skaloma in Fokida prefecture in central Greece shortly after 4 pm on Saturday, killing one of the two people who had been in the plane.

The second person, who was conscious after the crash, according to local reports, was transferred to a Nafpaktos medical center for treatment.

4.1 magnitude earthquake his off Corinth coast

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck off coast of Corinth at the Corinthian Gulf at 10.15am, Thursday. The tremor was felt in the cities of Patras, Nafpaktos and the region of Aetolia and Akarnania. According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Institute, the epicentre of the earthquake was 10km north of the region of Kamares in Aegialia.

Missing American found safe and sound in western Greece

A US national who went missing on Sunday in the area of Kaloudi in Aitoloacarnania, western Greece, was found safe and sound on Monday morning by a rescue team.

The 28-year-old called the emergency 112 number on Sunday evening, saying he had lost his way while driving from the town of Nafpaktos to Kaloudi and got stuck in the mud in a farmland area.

Athens and other cities hit by severe weather front (photos-videos)

The severe weather forecast has landed in western Greece and the Attica region, with torrential rainfall causing problems in Athens and other cities across Greece. Messologhi, Preveza, Nafpaktos and Patra are feeling the effects of the sudden turn of the weather since Saturday morning.

A Greek-American among NYC most successful people under 40

“City & State”, a newspaper based in New York, announced the annual list of the most successful people under 40, with Greek-American Eftichia Thomopoulou among the winners for 2016. She is from Nafpaktos, a small city in Western Greece and is the daughter of George Thomopoulos and Vasiliki Goupiou.