Sunday , June 16 2024
Home / News / Society / Earthquake / Earthquake strikes with 4.8R the island of Karpathos, felt on Crete, Rhodes

Earthquake strikes with 4.8R the island of Karpathos, felt on Crete, Rhodes

An earthquake hit with 4.8 Richter the island of Karpathos early Friday evening. Its epicenter was in the maritime area, 39km North-West of the island.

The focal depth of the tremor that stroke at 6:02 p.m. was 12.6 km.

The tremor was strong and was felt also on the islands of Crete, and Kasos.

No injuries or material damages were reported.

Several earthquakes occurred in the maritime area off Karpathos last month with the strongest to be 5.2 R.

The Hellenic Arch is south of the islands.

Check Also

Earthquake rattles with 4.8R Leonidio, east Peloponnese, felt in Athens

An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale rattled Leonidio and the broader area …