Quake of 4.6 magnitude strikes central Greece; no damage reported
By: AP | Athens |
Published: December 31, 2017 10:52 am (Source: Google maps)
A strong earthquake today struck central Greece and was felt in the capital Athens, some 80 km
to the southeast.
According to a preliminary estimation by the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the 4.6 magnitude tremor occurred at
6:02 am at a depth of 5 km on the coast of the Corinth Gulf, in a sparsely populated area.
No damage has been reported so far. Earthquakes of this magnitude are common in Greece.
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