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Two earthquakes rocked Greece in a single day

Two earthquakes have rocked across Greece today, albeit much weaker than the one that devastated the Greek island of Samos and Smyrni (Σμύρνη, Turkish: İzmir) on the Turkish mainland on Friday.

earthquakes Approximate location of the Karpenisi earthquake.
Approximate location of the Karpenisi earthquake..

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded at 01:10 on Monday, 20 km west-southwest of the town of Karpenisi at a focal depth of 17.7 km, the Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens said.

According to the Euromediterranean Seismological Centre, the specific tremor measured 4.6 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was west-southwest of Karpenisi in Central Greece.

Meanwhile, this afternoon, Samos was hit again with tremors.

However today’s tremor was only 3.1 on the Richter scale, significantly weaker than Friday’s 6.6-6.7 Richer earthquake

Samos Earthquake November 2, 2020. earthquakes
Samos Earthquake November 2, 2020.

From the two earthquakes, there has been no reports of casualties or significant damage.

In a matter of only of days, three earthquakes have rocked Greece, two of them on the island Samos where two teenagers were tragically killed, as reported by Greek City Times.

earthquakers Family and friends farewell the two teenagers killed in Samos earthquake
Family and friends farewell the two teenagers killed in Samos earthquake.