Earthquake rattles parts of Greece; no damage reported
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has rattled northern Greece and has been felt in the capital
ByThe Associated Press
January 16, 2022, 12:27 PM
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ATHENS, Greece -- A magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattled northern Greece and was felt in the capital Sunday. There were no immediate reports of damage.
The temblor occurred at 1:48 p.m. (1148 GMT; 6:48 a.m. EST) in the Aegean Sea near the Mount Athos peninsula at a depth of 19.3 kilometers (12 miles), according to the Athens-based Institute of Geodynamics.
The earthquake was felt in Athens, about 225 kilometers (140 miles) southwest of the epicenter.