February 2, 2023

Athens News

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Earthquake now in Lesbos


Tremors measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocked Lesbos a few minutes ago.

The earthquake occurred three days after seismic shocks measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale in the same area. According to the Geodynamic Institute, today’s earthquake occurred 5 km east/southeast of Mythimna on the island of Lesvos, it was shallow with a focal depth of 12.4 km.

The Euro-Mediterranean Institute assessed the earthquake at 5 on the Richter scale, 12 km north of the village of Agia Paraskevi on the island of Lesbos and with a focal depth of 10 km.

We remind you that the information about the earthquake coming from the Athens Geodynamic Institute and the European Mediterranean Seismological Institute is the decision of an automatic computer system, without the participation of a seismologist. As new data becomes available, they are constantly updated.



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