LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A 6.2 magnitude Greece earthquake today 2013 has struck near Pirgos. The Greece earthquake today June 15, 2013 started moments ago off the coast, but posted a nominal depth, officials tell news. It marks one of the largest quakes to strike the country in recent months.
USGS indicates to news that the Greece earthquake today registered a 6.2 magnitude. The quake had virtually no depth. Officials tell news that the quake started only six miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt across the region.
Officials report to news that the quake started at 6:11 pm local time today. It was thirty-eight miles south of Pirgos. It also started fifty-five miles south of Ierapetra and sixty miles south of Irakleion. USGS puts the quake sixty-one miles south of Nea Alikarnassos, Greece and roughly two hundred fifty miles southeast of Athens. No reports of damage nor injuries have yet to be indicated by local news. A news briefing is expected momentarily by officials.
Just days ago, another quake struck the country. That Greece earthquake was three miles south of Koroni. It was twenty-two miles south of Kalamata, thirty-six miles south of Sparata, and fifty-eight miles southwest of Tripolis, officials told news. The quake also started one hundred thirty miles southwest of Athens.