4.9R Earthquake Jolts Kyllini Sea Region

4.9R Earthquake Jolts Kyllini Sea Region

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    A moderate earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was recorded at 2:27 a.m. Thursday.  The quake hit at a distance of 228 km. west of Athens, with its epicentre in the sea region off Kyllini, southwestern Greece.
    According to the Geodynamic Institute of the Athens Observatory, the quake had a shallow epicentral depth of 15-20 km. and thus was strongly felt in the wider area.
    No injuries or damages were immediately reported.
    (source: ana-mpa)