4.8 Richter earthquake off Samos

An earthquake rocked Samos and Chios just before 12 noon on Thursday.

The Richter scale of 4.8 magnitude earthquake occurred at 11:39 in the maritime area north of Samos, near the Turkish coast. Specifically, the earthquake occurred northeast of Samos and had a focal depth of 12 km, according to the Geodynamic Institute. As “politischios” reports, the earthquake was felt even in the city of Chios.

It is recalled that on August 6, 3.8 Richter earthquake occurred in Kalamata . The earthquake shook at dawn and was felt all over Messinia.

The earthquake in Samos
Earthquake characteristics according to Geodynamic Institute.

Source – iefimerida.gr 

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