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4.5R quake strikes in southern Greece

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Greece on Friday in the Peloponnese region, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was located 104 miles (169 km) southwest of Kalamata at a depth of 21.5 miles (35 km), the agency said.

Greece is prone to earthquakes. Most cause no serious damage, but a 5.9 magnitude quake in 1999 killed 143 people.

[Reuters]

ekathimerini.com , Saturday April 26, 2014 (00:38)  
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