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Light Quake Jolts the Region of Laconia

November 9, 2021

ATHENS – A light earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale was felt at 11:15 in the region of Laconia.

According to the Geodynamics Institute of the Athens National Observatory, the quake’s epicentre was located eight km southeast of the town of Neapolis at a focal depth of 47 kilometres.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that the quake measured 4.0 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was near the communities of Aghios Nikolaos and Velanidia.

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