4 earthquakes felt in central Greece

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The Geodynamic Institute of the Athens Observatory reported that four consecutive earthquakes occurred in the Gulf of Evia shortly after 1am on Tuesday morning, which were felt throughout Attica as reported by online. The first two earthquakes, which measured 5.2 on the Richter scale were the strongest and occurred about four minutes apart. The third and fourth earthquake measured 3.8 and 3.4 respectively.

According to the President of Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization Efthimios Lekkas, the tremors were also felt in Lamia, Thessaly, western part of central Greece and Peloponnesus. He also added that the four consecutive tremors indicated a de-escalation of the phenomenon, meaning that the main, powerful earthquake has taken place. The Fire Brigade and emergency services have been on stand-by, no damages have been reported.