4.8 Richter Earthquake Near Karpathos Greek Island

(Photo by PM Press Office via Eurokinissi)

KARPATHOS, Greece – An earthquake measuring 4.8 in the Richter scale was recorded at 12:51 near the island of Karpathos, in the Dodecanese.

According to the Geodynamics Institute the tremor’s epicenter is located 71 kilometers east-southeast of the island.