Tremor Measuring 4.2 on Richter Scale Shook Limnos Around Midnight

Panagia Kakaviotissa, named for Mount Kakavos in the village of Thanos on the island of Lemnos. (FILE-Photo courtese by Pavlos Yamarelos and Eugenia Kamami)

ATHENS – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale occurred at 23:54 on Friday night, in the Aegean Sea about 46 km east-southeast of the island of Limnos and 253 km northeast of Athens, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens announced.