A strong earthquake 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Greece on Friday morning at 10:12. There has been no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The focal point of the quake was near Lake Plastiras, in the town of Karditsa.
The tremor was felt in the towns of Karditsa, Trikala and Larissa. It was also felt in Lamia, Ioannina, Corfu and other places of central and western Greece.Seismology Professor Efthimios Lekkas said that “Half of the country shook.”.
“Although the area where the tremor happened does not present severe seismicity, there may be damages on the old houses in the villages of Pindos which we know are not maintained and have suffered from wear and tear,” he added.