An earthquake of magnitude 5 hit the island of Euboea in Greece.

A correspondent of the Novosti news agency reported that a new earthquake of magnitude 5 occurred on the island of Euboea in Greece, and a second shock followed a few seconds later, and the earthquake was felt in the country’s capital, Athens.

In the morning, two earthquakes of magnitude 4.8 and 4.6 occurred in the south of the island, followed by a series of aftershocks.

Renowned seismologist and head of the Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization, Efthymios Linkas, said it was too early to tell if it was a major quake.

At 22.06, the seismological laboratory of the University of Athens reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0. The epicenter was 51 kilometers northeast of Athens, only two kilometers deep. So far, no damage has been recorded.

Iboia Island is located in a low-seismic zone, which alarmed scientists because of the earthquake.

According to them, seismic activity began two months ago with minor events, the cause of which is unknown, no earthquakes were recorded and no maps were compiled.

Source: News

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