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Quakes rattle Greek islands _ no injuries, damage

Quakes rattle Greek islands _ no injuries, damage

Two earthquakes with preliminary magnitudes of 5.1 struck near Greek islands in the Aegean Sea but there were no reports of damage or injuries, authorities said Friday.
The Athens Geodynamic Institute said the first quake occurred off the holiday island of Kos in the eastern Aegean at 11:11 a.m. (0811GMT), followed by the second near the island of Alonissos, in the central Aegean at 9:53 p.m. (1853GMT).
Earthquakes are common in Greece and neighboring Turkey.


Updated : 2021-06-20 21:42 GMT+08:00