Strong earthquake shakes central Greece, felt in Balkans

Numerous aftershocks were reported

Strong earthquake shakes central Greece, felt in Balkans

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Athens, March 3

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck central Greece. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The earthquake on Wednesday had an epicenter 22 kilometres (13.67 miles) west-northwest of the town of Larissa and struck just after 12:15 p.m. local time (1015 GMT), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

The quake was felt as far away as in the capitals of neighbouring North Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro.

Numerous aftershocks were reported. — AP

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