A strong earthquake shook Greece

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken Greece, a country in southeastern Europe. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. However, it was not immediately clear whether there were any casualties or damage due to the quake.

The EMSC says the quake, which struck Greece, originated 10 kilometers underground. The German Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 6 on the Richter scale and a depth of 10 kilometers.

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The quake’s epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. “We, the colleagues, have felt the quake,” he said. It was much stronger.

Greek seismologist Vasilis Karathanasis said in an interview with state television that the quake was felt across Greece. Earlier, a magnitude 6.9 and 5.9 earthquake shook the country.

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