Showing posts with label Strong earthquake rattles Greek island. Show all posts
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Monday, February 03, 2014

Strong earthquake rattles Greek island/M 6.1 - GREECE - 20 km NW of Argostólion....local time: 05:08

ATHENS: A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the Greek island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea early on Monday, the the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The quake hit at 5:08am (0308 GMT) with its epicentre just 12 kilometres (7 miles) from the town of Lixourion, 300 kilometres west of Athens, the USGS said.

EL News