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Summer of Victories 2019


Strong Quake Reportedly Hits Athens, Sends People into the Streets

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By Staff, Agencies

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, as quoted by ABC News, the quake was a 5.1 magnitude. However, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has estimated the quake's magnitude at 5.3.

A strong earthquake has hit the Greek capital of Athens, causing people to run into the streets, the Associated Press reported.

The first quakes were registered near Mount Parnitha, 4 kilometres to the north of Magula.

Locals have taken to Twitter to share the latest news about the quake and its aftermath.