Earthquake rattles Greece; tremors felt in Athens

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Greece on Friday, with tremors felt in Athens, 37 miles from the quake's epicenter.
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   July 11, 2014 at 3:42 PM

ATHENS, Greece, July 11 (UPI) -- A 4.6-magnitude earthquake shook parts of Greece on Friday.

Greek media reported the earthquake, which struck at 12:45 p.m. local time, was mostly felt in Chalkida and Eretria. Tremors were also felt in the capital city of Athens.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake's epicenter was 4 miles east of Nea Artaki and 37 miles north of Athens at a depth of 10 kilometers.

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