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5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes central Greece

March 30, 2019 - 4:42 AM

ATHENS, Greece - The Athens Geodynamic Institute says an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 has struck central Greece.

The quake struck at 12:46 p.m. (1046 GMT) about 132 kilometres (82 miles) northwest of Athens, near the seaside town of Itea, at a depth of 13.7 kilometres (8.5 miles). No damage has been reported so far. The tremor was also felt in the Athens area.

Greece lies in an especially earthquake-prone region and quakes of such magnitude are not rare.

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