Earth tremors shake the Western Peloponnese

Earth tremors shake the Western Peloponnese 1

Earth tremors shake the Western Peloponnese 2

An earth tremor measuring 4 on the Richter scale was felt in the prefectures of Achaia, Ilia and Aitoloakarnania early this morning.

According to the Geological Institute of the Athens National Observatory the earthquake had its origin 22 kilometres south west of the city of Patra in the area of Western Achaia.

Another report from the Euro Mediterranean Seismological Centre placed the earthquake at 4.2 on the Richter scale with its epicentre 3 kilometres north eat of the township of Lappa in Western Achaia and its depth estimated at 10 kilometres.