Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in Greece

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on Wednesday in the Ionian Sea, reported RIA Novosti. The epicenter was between the Greek islands of Kefalonia and Lefkada, about 280 kilometers west of Athens.

Earthquakes of a magnitude are common in Greece, which is up to 90 percent of all earthquakes recorded in Europe. As a rule, they do not cause damage to property. Greek seismologists in recent days repeatedly made assurances that the powerful tremors in Japan should not affect the seismic activity in Greece.

9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan on March 11, it caused a tsunami more than ten meters. The epicenter was located 373 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. Soon, in the same area several more powerful aftershocks above magnitude 6.

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