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Magnitude 6.9 SOUTHERN GREECE

Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 10:09:23 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 55 km (35 miles) SSW of Kalamata, Greece and 230 km (145 miles) SW of ATHENS, Greece at 3:09 AM MST, Feb 14, 2008 (12:09 PM local time in Greece). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt widely throughout southern Greece and Malta.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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