Strong earthquake on island in western Greece

Amanda LewanEarth Observation

eartquake thumbA strong earthquake has struck near the town of Lixourion, or Lixouri – population 9,800 – on the island of Kefalonia in western Greece. Reports of the magnitude of the quake vary, but, at this time, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is still reporting the quake as a magnitude 6.0.