Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Greece earthquake today causes damage

M 5.1 moderate earthquake shakes Athens, Greece today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of Greece earthquake today was located 6 km SW of Kainouryion and 125 km NW of capital Athens. It was 9.7 miles deep.

According to Earthquake Report, earthquake has collapsed chimneys and cracked walls in Amfikleia.

The Police Department of Lamia has reported rockfall in the hills near the epicenter.

Below is a picture of the earthquake damage in the village of Drimea (Source: ethnos.gr).

greece_earthquake_today_damage_photo

Tremor was felt in Amaroúsion, Athens, Larissa, Lékhaion, Néa Ionía, Sperkhiás and Vólos cities of Greece. No injuries have been reported from Greece earthquake today.

09:06 UTC (local time 2013-08-07 12:06 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
6 km SW of Kainouryion, Greece
25 km SE of Lamia, Greece
39 km NNW of Levadeia, Greece
64 km SSE of Farsala, Greece
125 km NW of Athens, Greece

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 7, 2013

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