4.6 magnitude earthquake strikes central Greece; no damage
Athens, Dec 31: A strong earthquake on Sunday struck central Greece and was felt in the capital Athens, some 80 km to the southeast.
According to a preliminary estimation by the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the 4.6 magnitude tremor occurred at 6:02 am at a depth of 5 km on the coast of the Corinth Gulf, in a sparsely populated area.
No damage has been reported so far. Earthquakes of this magnitude are common in Greece.