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Greece-Strong 4.7 magnitude quake shakes northwest city of Agrinio

PTI | Athens | Updated: 14-07-2019 07:01 IST | Created: 14-07-2019 00:01 IST
Greece-Strong 4.7 magnitude quake shakes northwest city of Agrinio
No damage or injuries have been reported so far. Greece lies in an active seismic region and earthquakes of similar magnitudes are frequent.

Scientists say a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 has struck western Greece. Athens' Geodynamics Institute reports that the tremor struck at 6:08 p.m. (1508 GMT) Saturday about 30 kilometers (19 miles) northwest of the city of Agrinio at a depth of 28 kilometers (17 miles).

No damage or injuries have been reported so far. Greece lies in an active seismic region and earthquakes of similar magnitudes are frequent.


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