ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Greece earthquake today 2014 has just struck off the coast. The Greece earthquake today April 14, 2014 began in the evening hours south of Athens. No reports of injuries have yet to be indicates by local news.
Officials tell news that a 5.0 magnitude Greece earthquake today started just after 10:41 pm local time. The quake was shallow. USGS indicates to news that the quake was only ten miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt north on land.
Reps tell news that the Greece earthquake today was sixty miles south of Ierapetra. It was seventy-three miles south of Agios and ninety one miles south of Irakleion. It started two hundred ninety miles south of Athens as well.
Several quakes have hit the region in the last two years. In June 2012 a quake was centered thirty-nine miles east of Rodos. The quake was south of Turkey, roughly sixty miles southeast of Mugla and ninety-one miles south of Denizli. The quake also erupted roughly two hundred miles west of Nicosia, Cyprus.
Also in April that year, a 5.5 magnitude quake started thirty-four miles southwest of Kalamata, Greece. The quake was eighty miles from Zakynthos and roughly one hundred miles south of Patrai. Local news put the quake one hundred forty-four miles from Athens.