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Earthquakes shake Crete, Peloponnese, West Macedonia in last 24 hours

Several earthquakes have shaken North Peloponnese, the island of Crete and West Macedonia in the last 24 hours with seismologists to closely monitor the seismic activity.

With the highest magnitude to be 4.6 on the Richter scale, two earthquakes occurred in the sea area between eastern Crete and Kasos. The earthquakes 4R and 4.6R occurred at 5:11 am and 4:24 am respectively.

A 3.9 R had occurred at 10 pm on Thursday night.

All three earthquakes had the same epicenter.

Within a few minutes two earthquakes measuring 3.9 R and 3.3R occurred in the area between Akrata and Kalavryta in the early morning hours of Friday.

They were preceded by a 5.R tremor around twelve hours earlier.

No injuries or material damage were reported both in Peloponnese and Crete.

Thursday morning an earthquake measuring 4.7 R occurred in Kardsitsa, West Macedonia.

According to local authorities, the earthquake caused rock slides on the traffic network and damages to several houses as well as to three churches.

via karditsalive.

Nobody was reportedly injured.

Seismologists closely monitor the seismic activity across the country.

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  1. Maybe they all should stop drilling. One earthquake after the other. Leave something for our kids