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Mw 6.2 earthquake Leonidio Greece on January 6th, 2008 at 05:14 UTC


An event of magnitude mb 6.2 occurred on 06/01/2008 at 05:14 UTC at Leonidio, Southern Greece.
The earthquake produced minor damage to the city of Leonidio and surroundings, but was felt all over Greece, and in several places in southern Italy. (J. Zahradnik1 et al.*)

Distances to cities: 19 km SE Kariai ; 22 km NE Sparti

More information on the main shock

   Regional View :

Main shock location
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   Intensity map based on the 166 macrosismical questionnaires returned after the event :

CollaborationMap
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More information :


*Leonidio preliminary identification of the fault plane, by Zahardnik et al. (pdf)

Leonidio intermediate depth earthquake: teleseismic body wave modelling, by Anastasia Kiratzi and Christoforos Benetatos (pdf)