A large earthquake occurred at 2015-11-17 07:10:08 (UTC) near west coastline of the country. The Greece earthquake felt strongly in the cities: Lefkada, Nidri, Preveza, Aneza, Vonitsa, Agios Spyridon. It also felt in Patra, Larisa, Vlore, Bitola, and Thessaloniki.
Video show tall buildings have shaken strongly during the Greece earthquake. Watch the video
USGS estimates that some 7 Million people felt the quake, and over 70,000 of them felt a very strong shaking.
USGS map shows that the Greece earthquake was felt most of southern Greece.
Earthquakes have historically caused widespread damage across this region
Earthquakes have historically caused widespread damage across central and southern Greece, Cyprus, Sicily, Crete, the Nile Delta, Northern Libya, the Atlas Mountains of North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula. The 1903 Magnitude 8.2 Kythera earthquake and the 1926 Magnitude 7.8 Rhodes earthquakes are the largest instrumentally recorded Mediterranean earthquakes. Source:USGS
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