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Zakynthos Island

72 buildings deemed uninhabitable

Seventy-two buildings were declared uninhabitable in Zakynthos after the recent earthquake that hit the island, according to the Ministry of Infrastructure.

Light quake shakes again Zakynthos

A light aftershock measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted again the residents of Zakynthos at 10:32 on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, a moderate quake (5.3 on the Richter scale) woke up the islanders.

Moderate tremor shakes Zakynthos

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook the island of Zakynthos on Tuesday. The tremor struck at 04:59 in the sea region of the Ionian Sea, 48 km west-southwest of Zakynthos and 294 km west of Athens.

ND leader Mitsotakis visits Zakynthos

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is visiting the island of Zakynthos on Friday. He visited the Fire Brigade, the port authorities, the central police station as well as the Byzantine Museum.

Forest fires break out in Zakynthos

Two forest fires were raging in Zakynthos late on Thursday in the areas of Macherado and Koiliomenos, but the nearby villages were not under threat, authorities said

Fire breaks out at Kalamaki, Zakynthos

A fire broke out at the village of Kalamaki in Zakynthos on Tuesday. According to eye witnesses, the fire consisted of two fronts and was being fanned by strong winds.

Serbian Ambassador Dusan Spasojevic visits Zakynthos

The Ambassador of Serbia to Greece Dusan Spasojevic visited the Ionian island of Zakynthos and held a series of meetings with local authorities and other agencies, according to an announcement on Tuesday.