Magnitude 5.1 quake jolts Greece

The magnitude 5.1 quake struck northeast of Patras at a depth of 9.7 miles, U.S. Geological Survey data showed.

Magnitude 5.1 quake jolts Greece

World Bulletin / News Desk

An earthquake rattled Athens on Wednesday, causing buildings to shake for several seconds, Reuters witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, police and fire brigade officials said.

The magnitude 5.1 quake struck northeast of Patras at a depth of 9.7 miles, U.S. Geological Survey data showed.

Greece is often rattled by earthquakes. While most cause no serious damage, a 5.9 magnitude quake killed 143 people in 1999.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 07 Ağustos 2013, 12:43
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