Magnitude 6.8 – 33km SW of Mouzaki, Greece – October 25

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USGS Event Page
Magnitude 6.8
33km SW of Mouzaki, Greece
2018-10-25 22:54:51 (UTC)
Location: 37.506°N 20.563°E
14.0 km depth

Attached is a seismogram recorded at Lurgio Middle School, Bedford, NH:USGS Tectonics:
“The October 25th, 2018, M 6.8 earthquake southwest of Lithakia, Greece, occurred as the result of rupture on or near the plate boundary between the Nubia (Africa) and the Eurasia plates. At the location of this earthquake, Nubia converges with Eurasia at a rate of roughly 28 mm/yr, subducting beneath Eurasia.”

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