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Two Earthquakes Jolt Attica

SEIMSO_584_355The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center reported that the earthquake whose epicenter was in Amfiklia, a town in the Phthiotis regional unit, had a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale.
According to the same source, the focal depth of the quake was 10 kilometers and took place 116 kilometers away from Athens.
The residents of the region, who in the last months have often been feeling the earth moving under their feet, are quite alarmed. Fire Brigade men are already out in the streets in case anyone needs help.
A little earlier, at 17:49 in the afternoon, a 4.6 magnitude tremor jolted the region, too, according to the Athens Institute of Geodynamics. Again the epicenter of the quake was in Amfiklia, 23 kilometers southwest of Atalanti, a town in southeastern Phthiotis, Greece

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