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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattles Greek island

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattles Greek island

The Athens Geodynamic Institute says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck in the eastern Aegean Sea, off the holiday island of Kos.
Authorities on the island say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
The institute says Friday's undersea quake occurred at 11:11 a.m. (0811GMT) with an epicenter 310 kilometers (190 miles) southeast of Athens.
Earthquakes are common in Greece and neighboring Turkey.


Updated : 2021-05-17 02:15 GMT+08:00