Earthquake Measuring 5,1 on Richter Scale Rocks Greece

Incidents | February 17, 2021, Wednesday // 09:23|  views

An earthquake shook Greece early this morning. A magnitude 5.1 quake on the Richter scale was recorded in the Patras area at 5:36 a.m., data from the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center showed.

The epicenter was at  22 km northeast of Patras, 16 km west-northwest of Aigio at a depth of 2 km.

Two secondary tremors were also recorded at 6:33 a.m. and 6:38 a.m., with the first being weaker, at 3.0 on the Richter scale and the second with a magnitude of 4.2. So far, there are no reports of casualties or destructions.


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