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28 Mar 2019 | 09:53 AM UTC

Greece: 4.1 magnitude earthquake near Lechouri March 28

Greece News Alert

4.1-magnitude earthquake strikes near Lechouri (southern Greece) on March 28; no damage or injuries reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/28/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/28/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Lechouri


In the early morning of Thursday, March 28, a 4.1 magnitude earthquake was reported in southern Greece, near the village of Lechouri. No damage or injuries have thus far been reported. Aftershocks are possible in the coming hours and days.


Greece is located in a highly-active seismic zone.


In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (under a table, under a door frame, in a small bathroom, etc.), to move away from windows, and to not attempt to leave the building unless there is an immediate danger to their life. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, streetlights, etc. After a major earthquake, check buildings for damages, including downed power lines or damaged gas lines.


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