New Earthquake Shakes Cephalonia
Early this morning the Greek island of Cephalonia was hit by a new 4.7 magnitude earthquake.
The epicenter was near the town of Argostoli. There are no reports of casualties or major damages.
In an interview for a local radio the seismologist Ephtimos Lekas said the earthquake was in result of the heightened seismic activity, which started on January 26 with a 5.9 magnitude quake, followed by many aftershocks.
The island is in a seismically active zone and has suffered a major earthquake in 1953, which killed 455 people and razed many buildings to the ground.
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