Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home News World

Earthquake rattles Greek holiday islands

Published 24/07/2015

The islands are a popular destination for British tourists
The islands are a popular destination for British tourists

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 has been recorded near the Greek holiday island of Kos in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Authorities said there were no immediate reports of any injury or serious damage.

The Geodynamic Institute of Athens said the quake occurred at 12.58pm local time (10.58am BST), taking place near the eastern Aegean islands.

Earthquakes are common in Greece and neighbouring Turkey.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph