5.2-magnitude tremor rattles northwestern Greece

October 15, 2016 9:12 PM

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ATHENS, Greece – The Athens-based Institute of Geodynamics reports that a 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the northwestern Greek city of Ioannina, about 205 miles (330 kilometers) northwest of the capital Athens.

The earthquake occurred at 11.15 p.m. local time (2015 GMT) with the epicenter at a depth of 10.5 miles (17 kilometers). It was followed by 4.1 and 3.5-magnitude tremors within eight minutes of the original earthquake.

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