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Tremor Measuring 4.4 Richter Shakes Ikaria

January 13, 2022

ATHENS – A 4,4 on the Richter scale tremor occurred in the sea area 17 km north-western of Ikaria, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens said.

The earthquake occured at 00.54 on Thursday.

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