July 16, 2024

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A magnitude 4 earthquake in Evia a few minutes ago

Residents of not only Evia, but the whole of Attica felt an earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale today at about 13:00.

There are no details yet. We remind you that the earthquake data coming from the Geodynamic Institute of Athens or from the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Institute are solutions obtained using an automatic computer system without the participation of a seismologist. They are constantly updated with new data.

A series of strong earthquakes of magnitude up to 5 on the Richter scale in the south of Evia on Tuesday caused concern among seismologistsaccording to them, the earthquake was the result of the appearance of a new, previously unknown fault in the earth’s crust.

Our edition earlier reportedthat at 22:06 on Tuesday, November 29, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred near the island of Evia, in the area of ​​Zarakes. In the same area where in the morning there were 2 aftershocks of magnitude 4.7 and 4.2, as well as more than 50 aftershocks. It was felt by the inhabitants of Attica.

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