Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Lesbos Island in Greece

Monday, February 6th, 2017
Last Update: 09:21

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Aegean island of Lesvos, Greece, on Monday morning according to USGS. The temblor was reported at 5:51 a.m. The quake’s epicenter was located 70 km NE of the Island near the town of Behram on the Turkish coast.

There are no injuries or damages reported.

Earthquakes have historically caused widespread damage across Greece, Cyprus, Sicily and other neighboring regions. In January, a series of strong earthquakes on the island of Kefalonia damaged hundreds of homes and injured more than a dozen people.

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