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”.
It should be noted that the earthquake was particularly felt.