4.3 Richter scale earthquake hits the Patras region

A light earthquake hit the Patras region at 14:50 on Tuesday, with the tremor felt in nearby Nafpaktos, Messolonghi, Agrinio and other parts of western Greece.

According to the Geodynamic Institute of the Athens Observatory, the quake measured 4.3 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was located between Nafpaktos and Antirrio. The EuroMediterranean Seismology Centre gave a 4.5 Richter magnitude and placed the epicentre 18 kilometres north of Patras.