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Strong earthquake rocks Greece04 March 2021

6.0 magnitude quake hits Greek city Larissa, according to revised estimate by Institute of Geodynamics in Athens

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the northwest of Larissa, the fifth most populous city of Greece, on Wednesday.

The earthquake hit a region 24 kilometers (14.9 miles) northwest of Larissa at around 12.16 p.m. local time (1016GMT) at a depth of 7.8 kilometers (4.8 miles), according to the Institute of Geodynamics in the capital Athens.

The quake was followed by three aftershocks, measured 4.6, 5.9, and 4.4 magnitudes, respectively, the institute said.

Some old houses in the region were destroyed and some churches and schools were damaged, according to local reports.

No injuries or casualties have been reported so far.

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