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4.6 Magnitude Quake Strikes Central Greece; No Damage

December 31, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck central Greece and was felt in the capital Athens, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) to the southeast.

According to a preliminary estimation by the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the 4.6 magnitude tremor occurred at 6:02 a.m. at a depth of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) on the coast of the Corinth Gulf, in a sparsely populated area. No damage has been reported so far.

Earthquakes of this magnitude are common in Greece.

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