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Concern about the increasing complexity of risks, says Lekkas

"Given the complexity of the closed sea and the high population density on the coast, the impact can be large-scale," Professor Efthimios Lekkas, president of the Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization, said on Sunday referring to the tsunami that hit Indonesia.

Tsunami warning after earthquake in Alaska

A 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit Alaska today at 09.31 GMT according to the US Geological Survey. Its epicenter was located at a distance of 256 kilometers southeast of the city of Chiniak, and the vibration had a focal depth of 10…