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Earthquake rattles with 4.7 R the island of Corfu

An earthquake rattled with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scald the island of Corfu early Friday morning. Intense seismic activity in the area.

The earthquake occurred at 7:20 a.m. in the sea area 34.7 km South-West of the island in the Ionian Sea and at a focal depth of 10 km.

No injuries or material damages have been reported.

Prior to the 4.7R, a 3.5 R tremor had shaken the island in the early morning hours. Its epicenter was again in the sea area, 20 km South-South-West off the island of Othonoi and at a focal depth of 9.6 km.

The seismic activity in the area continues, however, seismologists appear reassuring.

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