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4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Athens

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, an earthquake which shook Attica on Tuesday morning had a strength of 4 on the Richter scale.

Experts believe that the tremor was part of the aftershock activity, related to the a stronger quake that hit the region more than a month ago.

The epicenter of the quake was located a few miles northwest of Athens, near of the town of Magoula.

The earthquake struck at 09:30 local time on Monday and had a focal depth of just 2 kilometers (1.5 miles), which is considered very shallow.

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