In southern Greece earthquake

In southern Greece earthquake

Two earthquake magnitude 4.2 and 4.1 on the Richter scale took place last night in the area Messinia in the south of the peninsula Peloponnesus at 04:20 and 07:44, respectively. The epicenter was near the village of Ihaliya 170 km south-west of the Greek capital.

Depth Earthquakes located close enough to the surface, so the slack for Greece earthquakes have caused significant damage to old houses and alarmed residents Kalamata and Tripoli, administrative centers of Messina and Arcadia. Many kalamattsy remember well a strong earthquake in 1986.

According to the mayor Ihalii Filippos Bamisa, all victims in the village of old houses are no longer suitable for further accommodation. Six buildings destroyed completely and only a miracle no one appears injured. At the moment, says the Greek newspaper "Elefterotipiya" locals have filed 300 applications for checking the status of their homes. Also destructive in the Church of St. Theodore. In the neighboring village Kotsar 25 homes found unfit for further accommodation.

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