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Offline Maik

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Kilkis 'quake
« on: Tuesday, 02 January, 2018 @ 11:27:55 »
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Earthquake north of Kilkis – 15 smaller tremors shook the area all night
Many residents came out of their homes and spent the night with blankets in their cars

A 4,8 magnitude earthquake occurred at 06:24 on Tuesday, 2 January, in Kilkis, according to the Geodynamic Institute of Athens.

The epicenter of the earthquake is located about 30 kilometers north of the city of Kilkis and vibration has been felt in many areas of northern Greece and Thessaloniki.
http://en.protothema.gr/earthquake-north-of-kilkis-15-smaller-tremors-shook-the-area-all-night/


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Magnitude   mb 5.0
Region   GREECE
Date time   2018-01-02 04:24:16.6 UTC
Location   41.22 N ; 22.83 E
Depth   10 km
Distances   145 km SE of Skopje, FYR of Macedonia / pop: 475,000 / local time: 05:24:16.6 2018-01-02
10 km E of Star Dojran, FYR of Macedonia / pop: 3,400 / local time: 05:24:16.6 2018-01-02
7 km N of Drosáton, Greece / pop: 1,200 / local time: 06:24:16.6 2018-01-02
https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=638961

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Re: Kilkis 'quake
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday, 02 January, 2018 @ 14:23:46 »
The 06h24 wobble was very worrying - it had me out of bed (which is always worrying!!)...  :oki:

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Re: Kilkis 'quake
« Reply #2 on: Thursday, 04 January, 2018 @ 19:50:17 »
The 06h24 wobble was very worrying - it had me out of bed (which is always worrying!!)...  :oki:

Unless you thought the new year was starting with a bang!  Glad you and Christina are OK! 

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Tony