February 5, 2023

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Morning 4.2 magnitude earthquake near Methoni


On the morning of January 2, an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale struck near Methoni.

The epicenter of the tremors is located in the sea area, 46 km south of Methoni. According to the Geodynamic Institute, the source is located at a depth of 18.3 km, and the strength of the tremors is estimated at 4.2 on the Richter scale.

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Institute, the magnitude of the earthquake was 4.4 on the Richter scale.

Earthquake data obtained by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Institute with the help of an automated computer system, without the participation of a seismologist, are constantly updated.



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