Mediterranean Earthquake Would Cause Devastating Tsunami

Around 130 million people in Mediterranean coastal areas are at risk of a devastating tsunami, which could be triggered by even a moderate earthquake.

Scientists have found that a tsunami resulting from a magnitude 7 earthquake beneath Sicily or Crete would see Italy, Greece and Libya all hit by the waves.

Their computer simulation found that low-lying areas – up to five metres above sea level – would be swamped by the waves and up to 1.35 sq miles of Crete would be left completely underwater.

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Source Credits: Sky News

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