5.1 Richter Earthquake Shakes Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Magdalini Manta)

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 07:47 on Thursday on Rhodes.

According to the Athens Geodynamics Institute, the tremor’s epicentre is located in the sea region 37 kilometers south-east of Rhodes at a depth of 17 km.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake measured 5.4 on the Richter scale and occured 30 km south-east of Rhodes at a depth of 5 km.

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