Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude strikes Greece, no casualties reported

An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude hit northern Greece early Saturday morning, though no casualties and major damages were reported.

hidden October 25, 2014 10:55:34 IST
Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude strikes Greece, no casualties reported

Athens: A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early today, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.

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The tremor struck at 0016 GMT, with its epicenter 20 kilometers from the northern town of Arta and 249 kilometers northeast of the capital Athens, according to the observatory.

Earthquakes occur regularly in Greece. A tremor on May 24 near the island of Lemnos caused injuries in neighboring Turkey, while in January thousands of people were left homeless by a quake on the Ionian island of Cephalonia, in the west of the country.

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