Ionian Rumbling a bit this afternoon with 4 and 3.5 earthquakes near Corfu and Zante

According to the Athens Geodetic Institute’s automatic solution, the earthquake was 4 Richter, with the focus located 30 kilometers south of Corfu and a focal depth of 43.7 kilometers.

The earthquake was short-lived, and according to Andreas Rizos, the regional commander of the Ionian Fire Department, the fire department has not been notified of any damage so far.

Focused on the marine area of ​​Agios Georgios, south of Corfu, in Lefkimmi, the earthquake of 4 Richter occurred just minutes before 5:00 pm and was felt in the city of Corfu as well.

According to the president of the Earthquake Planning & Protection Organization (OASP) and Professor of Dynamic Tectonic Applied Geology and Natural Disaster Management, Efthymi Lekka, “the earthquake was caused by an east – west rupture in the Ag.

Mr Lekkas pointed to RES-EIA that “the area of ​​Agios Georgios is under surveillance by seismologists”.

The earthquake in Zakynthos was 3.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, its focus being 30km southwest of the island and a focal depth of 10km.

It should be noted that the earthquake was particularly felt.


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